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Day: March 27, 2020

Who runs country while PM isolates?
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Who runs country while PM isolates?

    Boris Johnson has entered isolation after testing positive for coronavirus. Number 10 revealed he had been tested last night after experiencing mild symptoms on the personal advice of the Chief Medical Officer. And they say the PM is still continuing to lead the government’s response to coronavirus. But he'll be self-isolating in Number 10 as per the government guidance. But it leaves the question if the Prime Minister is off sick with coronavirus, who's running the country? Here's what we know and what we don't know about who's in charge while Johnson is in quarantine. Who's in charge? Number 10 say Boris Johnson is still doing his job in self-isolation. When the Prime Minister is away or unable to perform his duties, the First Minister usually takes over for th...
PM and Hancock both test positive
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PM and Hancock both test positive

    Boris Johnson is self-isolating for seven days having tested positive for coronavirus. The prime minister, 55, tweeted a video message confirming he has COVID-19, writing: Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has also caught the virus and is self-isolating at home. The test was carried out in Number 10 by NHS staff and the positive result was confirmed at around midnight, they added. The London Eye is lit up as part of a nationwide salute to the doctors, nurses and staff of the National Health Service (NHS) in London, England, on March 26. He is continuing to lead the government's response to coronavirus, a spokesperson confirmed. And they added because the building is considered a...