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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive for COVID-19

Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus after showing "mild symptoms," the UK Prime Minister said in a tweet: 

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Johnson said he was self-isolating and working from home with a temperature and a cough, but thanks to technology would continue to lead his country's fight against the disease. "Stay at home and save lives," he said.  

Heir to the throne Prince Charles announced earlier in the week that he had contracted the virus. 

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.