British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined the league of high profile people who have been tested positive for Coronavirus.
In a video post on Twitter, he writes, “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. Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives”
Also read: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19
He was last seen on Thursday night, clapping outside No 10 as part of a nationwide gesture to thank NHS staff and carers, a BBC report said.
55-year-old Johnson tested at No 10 by NHS staff, on the personal advice of England’s chief medical officer, Prof Chris Whitty, Downing Street said.
A few days ago, Britain Prince Charles was tested positive for the highly contagious virus.