Recently, Prince Charles had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. A Clarence House spokesperson took to Twitter to announce that the 71-year-old Prince of Wales had been showing “mild symptoms” and had gone into self-isolation along with his wife in Scotland.
And now, 2 days later, Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has tested positive for the coronavirus, reports BBC.
Boris Johnson took to Twitter to announce that he has developed “mild symptoms” and is currently under self-isolation.
Have a look at his tweet here:
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 #StayAlert (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020
A BBC Journalist tweeted that even though in self-isolation, the UK PM will still be in charge of the government’s handling of the crisis, reports The Guardian.
The Prime Minister has tested positive for Corona virus. He has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Street. but he will still be in charge of the government's handling of the crisis.
— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) March 27, 2020
Here’s hoping that PM Boris Johnson gets well soon. Till then, stay safe everyone!