Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and will self-isolate in Downing Street.
He has mild symptoms and will still be in charge of the government’s handling of the crisis, a government spokesperson confirmed.
In keeping with the guidance, the Prime Minister is self-isolating in Downing Street.
‘He is continuing to lead the government’s response to coronavirus’ the statement said
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 governmentâs response via video-conference as we fight this virus.Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/9Te6aFP0Ri— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020