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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus, the chief said on Friday. Johnson said he had mild symptoms on his Twitter account and was self-isolating.”In the past 24 hours, I’ve experienced mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I’m now self-isolating, but I’m going to continue to lead the government’s response by video-conference while we combat this virus. In a video, Johnson said that he had a fever and persistent cough, which are key symptoms of the virus, and that he had taken a check on the advice of Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer of the nation.
“I’ve taken a check. It’s been positive,” he said, adding that he was working at home and self-isolating. “And that’s the best thing to do.” “But be sure I can start, thanks to the wizardry of modern technology, to communicate with all of my top team to lead the national battle against coronavirus,” he said. The government spokesperson said that the test was carried out in Downing Street by staff from the Public Health Agency of the World Health Service (NHS). Johnson has joined a long list of government officials around the world who have been infected with the coronavirus. However, few heads of government have contracted it.