Boris Johnson and British Health Secretary Matt Hancock have both tested positive for Covid-19.
Mr Johnson stated “over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus,”.
Although he is self-isolating, Johnson has made it clear that he will still lead his government’s response to the outbreak.
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/9Te6aFP0Ri