UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the new coronavirus
He informed the public that he had developed mild symptoms in the last 24 hours and was found to be coronavirus positive on testing.
Johnson added that he is currently in self-isolation, but that he will continue to lead the government through video conferences.
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