Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus.

Mr Johnson said he had developed “mild symptoms” over the last 24 hours.

He shared the news on Twitter this morning.

The tweet reads: "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.”

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