UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus

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At 12:15 am NZT Boris Johnson announced he had been tested positive to having Coronavirus on social media. Many media outlets have published this across the world also.

“Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for Coronavirus,” said Boris Johnson In a tweet.

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

“Hi folks, I want to bring you up to speed on something that is happening today which is that I have developed mild symptoms of the Coronavirus. That is to say temperature and a persistent cough.”

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Boris explains on the advice of his chief medical officer that he’s taken a test that has come out as positive.

“I am working from home. I am self-isolating, and that’s entirely the right thing to do.” said Boris Johnson.

Boris thanks the technology that we have today to help him continue communicating to all of his top team & to lead the senior team in fighting back against Coronavirus.

He thanks everybody and the “amazing NHS,” he thought it was pretty cool to be apart of it; also thanking police, social care workers, teachers, DWP staff.

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“An amazing nation effort by the public services; but also by every member of the British public who is volunteering.”

“Incredible response by the 600,000 people who have volunteered to take part in a great national effort to protect people from the consequences of Coronavirus. Thank YOU. I want to thank everybody who has been working to keep our country going through this epidemic and, we will get through it.”

“the way we are going to get through it is by applying the measures that you’ll have of heard so much about and, the more effectively we all comply with those measures, the faster our country will move through this epidemic and the faster we will bounce back.”

Boris thanks everybody who has been working from home to stop the spread of the virus from household to household.

“That’s the way we’re going to win, we’re going to beat it together,” said Boris Johnson.

Boris Johnson previously said he’d shook hands with Coronavirus patients & also wanted to continue shaking hands.


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28/03/20 at 1:09am


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28/03/20 at 1:16am *editor spell checks*

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