24 November 2020,   05:23
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Has Coronavirus

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the first head of state to confirm they have been infected.

“After experiencing mild symptoms yesterday the prime minister was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty”, - a Downing Street statement said.

Johnson is now self-isolating in Downing Street and is “continuing to lead the Government’s response to coronavirus”.