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CORONAVIRUS LATEST: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

'Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus'

Limerick links of new British prime minister Boris Johnson have been uncovered

In a video posted on Twitter minutes ago, the prime minister confirmed he had developed mild symptoms over the last 24 hours and tested positive for coronavirus.

He wrote: 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.

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