UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for the coronavirus

Author: Justin Low | Category: News

Boris Johnson confirms that he has tested positive for the coronavirus

Boris Johnson confirms that he has tested positive for the coronavirus
According to a tweet by UK prime minister himself:

"Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. 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. #StayHomeSaveLives"
This brings into question a topic that Adam brought up earlier in the week here. On the surface, the headline should not be market-moving but the developments of the situation may instill some fear - depending on how things go - as prominent figures are at risk.

In any case, let's all wish BoJo a speedy recovery in combating the disease.

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