British PM tests positive for coronavirus

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to head for the House of Commons as parliament discusses Brexit, sitting on a Saturday for the first time since the 1982 Falklands War, in London, Britain, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson announced the result in a tweet.

He explained that over the last 24 hours he developed mild symptoms only to test positive later.

Johnson will be self-isolating. He added that he will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conferencing.