Britain PM Johnson in self isolation after testing positive for Coronavirus
British PM Boris Johnson revealed on Friday, that he has tested positive for coronavirus. He shared a video on his twitter account in which he said that he felt mild symptoms during the last 24 hours. However, he will continue to carry out his official duties via-video conferencing while he goes into self-isolation.
Prince of Wales, Charles also tested positive for the virus earlier this week. Charles, the first in line to throne, is in isolation and remains in good health according to reliable sources.
A spokesperson from Downing Street stated that Johnson experienced mild symptoms on Thursday after a session in chamber of House of Commons. Soon after, on advice of England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Witty, the PM got himself tested in No-10, Downing Street by National Health Service Staff and the result was positive for the ongoing pandemic.
PM Johnson will remain in quarantine at his official residence and headquarters of the British Government. He will be carrying out all of his official work from his residence, No.10, Downing Street.
Earlier this week a 21 year old girl namely Chloe Middleton, with no pre-existing medical conditions died of Coronavirus. Her family shared the news on Facebook and warned the public to follow the practice of social distancing. Her mother was devastated following the news and posted a FB status as follows:
‘The reality of this virus is only just unfolding before our very eyes. Please, please adhere to government guidelines. DO YOUR BIT… The virus isn’t spreading, PEOPLE are spreading the virus. Life as we know it has changed dramatically but unless we all act now to protect ourselves and others, the longer this turmoil and anguish will go on. Rest in peace Chloe. Until we meet again…’
11, 600 cases have been confirmed in UK out of which more than 570 people have died. It’s high time that people around the World take the outbreak of this virus seriously and adopt all possible precautionary measures to combat the same.