VIDEO: ‘I developed mild symptoms and I have tested positive for coronavirus’ – UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson , just announced on his verified Twitter handle that he has tested positive for coronavirus after developing suspicious symptoms. He his tweeted that he has decided to go on self-isolation.
“Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. 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.” he said
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Mr Johnson went further to describe his symptoms:
“I developed a temperature and a persistent cough and with the advise of the chief medical officer, I decided to do a test which came out positive. I am working from home and am self isolating. But this does not incapacitate my ability to lead the fight against coronavirus, thanks to the wizardry of technology, I can hold meetings with other members of government via vvideo-conferencing.”
“I thank the effort of the volunteers, the NHS, teachers and members of the response team. You guys have put in great ‘national effort’ to protect people from coronavirus. I want to thank everybody who is working to get our country going these hard times, I know we will get through it.
The best way to beat coronavirus is to follow the instructions of our health authorities, stay at home, protect everyone, protect the NHS. We are going to beat this, thank you.”
The fight against coronavirus is a joint task and we all need to play our part.
Wash your hands
Your hands should not touch your face
No large gatherings
Stay at home
Eat fruits to boost your immune system
Don’t share fake news
Report to the appropriate authorities if you notice any symptom or you have a case to report. See numbers for different states to call here.