British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he had contracted the coronavirus. He will remain in quarantine at the residence of the head of the British government in Downing Street.
Johnson himself reported a positive test for the coronavirus. He added that he was experiencing mild symptoms.
“I am currently in self — isolation, but I will continue to lead the government through video conferences,” Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020