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Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus.

Mr Johnson was tested for Covid-19 today and the result came back positive.

He will self-isolate at 10 Downing Street, however, he will still be in charge of the government's operation to control the spread of the virus.

The 55-year-old is reported to be suffering from 'mild symptoms'.

The Prime Minister announced the news in a video on Twitter - you can watch below.

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has also tested positive for the virus and is experiencing "mild" symptoms. He too is self-isolating and working from home.

Hours later the government's chief medical officer Chris Whitty revealed he was also self-isolating after suffering "symptoms compatible with COVID-19".

Matt Hancock

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