Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, says report

  27 March 2020    Read: 1418
 Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, says report

British prime minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to BBC News. 

 

Johnson, 55, experienced mild symptoms on Thursday, a day after he answered questions at the prime minister’s weekly question-and-answer session in parliament’s House of Commons chamber. He received the positive test result at around midnight.

“I’ve taken a test. That has come out positive,” Johnson said on Friday in a video statement broadcast on Twitter. “I’ve developed mild symptoms of the coronavirus. That’s to say - a temperature and a persistent cough.

 

 


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