Coronavirus: total UK cases, deaths and recoveries, real-time map, 27 March
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UK PM tests positive
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Friday that he has tested for the Covid-19 virus.
The 55-year-old broke the news on a Twitter post from his personal @BorisJohnson profile acknowledging that he had exhibited 'mild symptoms of the virus'.
After developing these symptoms, Johnson was advised by the Chief Medical officer to undergo a test which subsequently proved positive.
Johnson added that thanks to the 'wizardry of modern technology' he will maintain contact with his team of advisors and lead the national fightback against the Covid-19 virus and continued to issue a series of thanks for all involved in the coronavirus effort in the UK.
It later emerged on Friday that UK health secretary Matt Hancock has also tested positive.