BORIS Johnson and Matt Hancock have BOTH tested positive for coronavirus today – and now Chief Medical Officer Chris Whity has symptoms too. The PM, 55, was tested after experiencing mild symptoms of a cough and fever yesterday afternoon and will remain in self-isolation in his No11 flat for at least seven days. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates He’s believed to be the first world leader to get the virus, and found out his diagnosis late last night. And the Health Secretary, 41, announced just hours later that he has it too. This afternoon Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said he has been suffering symptoms too and would self-isolate as a precaution. It’s not clear if he’s being tested too.The UK’s coronavirus death toll rose by 181 to 759 today in the biggest 24-hour jump so far. 14,579 are currently infected in Britain. The PM said in a video this morning: “I have developed minor symptoms of the coronavirus, a temperature and a persistent cough and on the advice of the chief medical officer I have taken a test. That has come out positive. “I am working from home, I am self-isolating, and… Read full this story
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