British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized 10 Days After Testing Positive for Coronavirus
Sunday, April 5, 2020
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a London hospital on Sunday night (April 5) for routine testing after testing positive for COVID-19 on March 27th, according to the BBC.
In a statement by a Downing Street spokesperson:
"On the advice of his doctor, the prime minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for tests.
"This is a precautionary step, as the prime minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus."
She added: "The prime minister thanks NHS staff for all of their incredible hard work and urges the public to continue to follow the government's advice to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives."
The 55-year-old PM immediately self quarantined and began working from home where he recently chaired a coronavirus meeting on Friday (April 3) morning.
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