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UK Prime Minister, Johnson, tests positive for coronavirus

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British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, and said he had developed a temperature and a persistent cough over the past 24 hours in a video on his twitter account.

The UK leader confirmed this on Friday in a tweet on his official Twitter handle.

He revealed that he had developed mild symptoms and is now self-isolating.

He wrote, “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.

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“Together, we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives.”

Johnson’s revelation comes Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, tested positive for coronavirus but is reportedly in good health and is self-isolating in Scotland.

Charles, eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, is displaying what Clarence House said were mild symptoms but remains in good health and has been working from his home on the Balmoral Estate in Scotland. His wife, Camilla,has tested negative.

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