Fifty five year-old Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has been tested positive of the COVID-19. He exhibited persistent coughs, one of the symptoms of the disease.
As of latest, Johnson has begun self-quarantine, meaning he is not to go out of his house for fourteen days. However, the Prime Minister promises to continue leading the country in the fight against the corona virus spread.
The UK has 11,816 COVID-19 cases, which places it on eighth spot among countries with the highest cases of positively infected persons.
Johnson joins British royals, particularly Prince Charles who was tested positive of carrying the virus.