CORONA LIVE: UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for corona-virus.
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
Boris Johnson may have contracted COVID-19 by shaking hands with positive patients
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Friday tested positive for the novel coronavirus, however, he might have contracted the virus at least a couple of weeks back when he shook hands with coronavirus positive patients at a hospital.
Johnson, in a press brief, on March 3 revealed that he was shaking hands with the coronavirus positive patients at London hospitals.
He said, “I can tell you I am shaking hands continuously. I was at a hospital last night, where there were few coronavirus patients and I shook hands with almost everybody.”