Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

PanARMENIAN.Net - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has contracted the novel coronavirus, according to a tweet he posted on Friday, March 27.

"Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," Johnson said.

"I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus."

The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has jumped by more than 100 in a day for the first time. The death toll has risen from 475 to 578, health officials have said.

There are a total of 11,658 confirmed cases in the country.

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