Coronavirus strikes U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his secretary of state for health Matt Hancock.
The United Kingdom, to date, shares 8969 'Active Cases' out of 9574 'Total Cases' and with 465 'Total Death'. The country stands in the seventh most affected country from the gasps of Coronavirus. The most affected county by the Novel virus is the United States, which was recently announced by WHO as the most infected country from the crown virus.
Over such a melancholy period, the sad news of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and his top health minister Matt Hancock tested positive with Coronavirus was confirmed on Friday. Shortly after his diagnosis, Johnson, 55, announced him being contaminated with COVID-19 posting a short clip and self confessing about his diagnosis with the virus posting on social media.
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The Prime Minister added he went to test for the virus after England chief medical officer Chris Whitty advised him to check for corona after seeing symptoms of it. Alongside the tweet President wrote,
Over the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for Coronavirus and 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.
Shortly after President posted the clip of being contaminated with the disease, his secretary of state for health Matt also shared he had the virus.
Johnson said he was experiencing 'temperature and a persistent cough, which are key symptoms of the virus'. He added that he was working from home and self-isolating.
Assuring everyone he's doing fine, he shared, "But be in no doubt that I can continue, thanks to the wizardry of modern technology, to communicate with all my top team to lead the national fightback against Coronavirus."
Prime Minister and state for health Matt Hancock tested positive with Corona Virus. Images Source: Euro News
Days earlier, the heir of the U.K. throne Prince Charles revealed that he had also contracted with the virus and is now self-isolating in Scotland.