British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson
Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating but will still lead the government's response to the outbreak.

"Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," Johnson said. "I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus."


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