Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus.

Like Prince Charlies, Mr Johnson is reported to have developed mild symptoms, including a temperature and cough.

He said he will now self-isolate in No 10, but will continue to lead the government.

In a video Mr Johnson said: “I’m working from home and self-isolating and that’s entirely the right thing to do.

“But, be in no doubt that I can continue thanks to the wizardry of modern technology to communicate with all my top team to lead the national fightback against coronavirus.

“I want to thank everybody involved and, of course, our amazing NHS staff.

“So thank you to everybody who’s doing what I’m doing, working from home to stop the spread of the virus from household to household.”

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