The PM will still be in charge of the government's handling of the crisis and has mild symptoms. Johnson will self-isolate in Downing Street.
"He was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England's chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty," according to the statement.
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On Wednesday, Britain’s Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, tested positive for the coronavirus.
"Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," Johnson said in a tweet. "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."
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