March 27, 20 - 8:47 am - LABS

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

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Boris Johnson, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, has tested positive for coronavirus and will self-isolate in Downing Street, the official residence. The information was reported by Metro.

The result was returned a day after the videoconference of the G20 summit, in which Boris Johnson took part via videoconference alongside world leaders, including of Latin American member countries, such as Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, Mexico’s Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador and Argentina’s Alberto Fernández. The summit was done remotely and the leaders discussed ways of cooperation to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak.

The prime minister has mild symptoms and will will still be in charge of the government’s handling of the crisis, a government spokesperson confirmed. In keeping with the guidance, the Prime Minister is self-isolating in Downing Street.