UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus
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  • 17:35 27 March 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19, experiencing mild symptoms of infection on Thursday, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

In a tweet, the PM wrote that he was self-isolating, but promised that he would "continue to lead the government's response via video-conference as we fight the virus."

"I've developed mild symptoms of the coronavirus, that is to say, a temperature and a persistent cough, and on the advice of the chief medical officer I've taken a test. That has come out positive," Johnson said in a video accompanying his tweet.

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