U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced this on his personal page on social media.
Johnson mentioned in a video that he has "mild symptoms" of coronavirus, including fever and "a persistent cough." Johnson is the first world leader found to be infected with the virus.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to be under self-quarantine after her doctor was found infected with the coronavirus. She has undergone two tests that were confirmed negative, but there are awaiting results for the third test.
Johnson and Merkel said that they will continue to work from home, being self-isolates.
"Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," Johnson said via Twitter. "I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government's response via video-conference as we fight this virus. Together we will beat this."
If Johnson would not be able to accomplish his official duties, his role would be temporarily done by Dominic Raab, the U.K.'s foreign secretary and first secretary of state.
On the same day, some hours earlier the British health minister Matt Hancock, announced on his Twitter page that he is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms after he has tested positive for coronavirus.
The U.K. currently has over 12,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, and 580 people have died from COVID-19, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Boris Johnson, who became infected with coronavirus, was transferred to the intensive care unit. His pregnant girlfriend doesn’t want to be tested.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was diagnosed with coronavirus a week ago. Jhonson was previously hospitalized with coronavirus, he was transferred to the intensive care unit. The reason was the worsening of his condition.
When Johnson was hospitalized The Downing Street premier's office issued a statement saying that, at the doctors' advice, Boris Johnson agreed to be admitted to the hospital for a thorough set of tests. The decision was made in the context in which the 10-day coronavirus symptoms presented by Boris Johnson do not improve, on the contrary. "At the recommendation of his doctors, the prime minister was admitted to the hospital for analysis," a statement from his Downing Street office said.
"The prime minister thanks the medical staff for his incredible effort and asks the population to respect the Government's recommendations to stay indoors, to protect the national health system and to save lives", it is shown at the end of the document.
Boris Johnson's fiancée, Carrie Symonds, who is pregnant, announced on Saturday that she had the main symptoms of coronavirus on Twitter and that she is feeling better after seven days of rest. "I spent the last week in bed, with the main symptoms of coronavirus. I didn't need to be tested, and after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and recover, "noted Symonds.
According to The Guardian, Carrie Symonds has been isolating herself since Johnson was tested positive. The prime minister remained in isolation at the Downing Street residence, while Symonds, who normally lives with Johnson, posted a photo of her in self-isolation at Camberwell with his dog Dilyn.
Boris Johnson's fiancée is five years younger than the prime minister's eldest daughter..
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds entered British history as the first married couple in Downing Street, the premier's official residence in London. Carrie Symonds, former Conservative Party communications adviser before being named 'First Girlfriend', has remained quiet since the installation on Downing Street.
Boris Johnson already has four children since his second marriage to Marina Wheeler, and his eldest daughter is five years older than his girlfriend.
The health of 55-year-old British Prime Minister Boris Johnson decreased rapidly and on Sunday at 8.00 pm he was taken by ambulance and taken to the London hospital. After some analysis, he was sent to a private reserve. But the cough persisted and the prime minister suffocated, so on Monday he was transferred to intensive care, where he is now.
Boris Johnson goes through hard times, his life being endangered by contamination with the new coronavirus. On Friday, April 3, 55-year-old Johnson charged with fever, coughing and persistent fatigue. This came just a day after the test for COVID-19 came out positive. Knowing that he is robust and can carry "a mere cold" on his feet, Johnson has refused to step down from the government. On Sunday night, however, after a teleconference via Zoom, a doctor suggested that he quickly should call the ambulance because it is not good what is going on with him. At 20.00 he arrived at St. Thomas, and after some analysis, came to intensive care.
Despite the serious situation of the prime minister, a close relative of his told the Daily Mail that Boris Johnson is not connected to the mechanically assisted breathing apparatus. It happens 10 weeks before he turns 56, Boris goes through dramatic moments. He was forced to hand over the helm to the British Government's Foreign Minister Dominic Raab. It held on Tuesday the first government meeting on the COVID-19 crisis.
The 55-year-old British prime minister worried the whole world last week.
Infected with Covid-19, Boris Johnson was one step away from being transferred to the intensive care unit of a London hospital. Fortunately, his body resisted, and Boris was discharged and returned to his personal residence for recovery.
However, he will not reunite with his pregnant fiancée, Carrie Symonds, who will give birth to a baby in two months. Interesting how this pandemic made a star of this conservative politician, former mayor of London and journalist at the base.
Even more interesting is that those outside the British kingdom know him by his present appearance, as a man with a slender appearance and semi-ruffled hair. Little do they know what this famous politician looked like in his tumultuous youth.
Married twice and the father of four legitimate children and one from a love affair outside of marriage, Boris stepped crookedly at least three times in his second marriage, completed in 2018, with lawyer Marina Wheeler . In the picture below, Boris appears with his first wife, Allegra Mostyn-Owen.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel-Johnson, better known as Boris Johnson, is a British statesman and politician. British Prime Minister since July 24, 2019. Conservative Party leader since July 23, 2019. London Mayor and British Foreign Secretary in the first and second offices of Theresa May.
Boris Johnson, the first picture with his son. The child was named after the doctors who saved the British prime minister's life
Boris Johnson and his fiancée, Carrie Symonds, released on Saturday the first photo with their son, born three days ago. They also announced the child's name, Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson, stating that the boy also received the names of the doctors who treated the British Prime Minister from coronavirus.
The image was posted on social media by Carrie Symonds, who stated that Nicholas is a tribute to doctors Nick Price and Nick Hart, who helped Boris Johnson in the fight against coronavirus. Wilfred is the first name of Johnson's grandfather and Lawrie is the first name of the prime minister's fiancée's grandfather. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart to the incredible team from the UCLH maternity hospital who took care of us so well. I'm very happy. My heart is full, "said Carrie Symonds. British Prime Minister Carrie Symonds announced the birth of a son at a London hospital on Wednesday (April 29th).
Boris Johnson, 55, was infected with the new coronavirus, leading to a week in hospital, including three nights of intensive care. His 32-year-old fiancée also showed symptoms of Covid-19. They moved to Downing Street last year - becoming the first unmarried couple to live in the official residence of British prime ministers. This boy is Carrie Symonds' first child. But Boris Johnson already has four children with a childhood friend, his second marriage. He recognized another child, born from an extramarital affair, and the press attributed another illegitimate child to him.