British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive to the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
OnyxNews Nigeria reports that British Prime Minister revealed this in a video published on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday afternoon, March 27.
The British Prime Minister said over the last 24 hours, he has developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus, adding that he is now on self-isolation, but will continue to lead the British government’s response via video-conference.
Prime Minister Johnson tweeted: “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.”
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.
— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020
On different occassion, 67 Italian Catholic priests have died after being infected with the deadly coronavirus.
Avvenire newspaper had revealed this on Wednesday, adding that the youngest of those listed by the Catholic Church-affiliated paper was 53.
The Avvenire stated that, “Priests get sick and die like everybody else, maybe even more than the rest.”
The Catholic Church paper said 22 of the fatalities were in the Bergamo diocese, at the heart of the outbreak not far from the financial centre Milan.
This online news platform also reported that Pope Francis had asked the priests to have the “courage to see the sick”
Pope Francis asked priests “to have the courage to go out and see the sick” when the outbreak of the pandemic was at the increase across the country on March 10.
OnyxNews Nigeria reports that coronavirus announcement made by the British Prime Minister is happening on a day Nigerian Prophet, TB Joshua claimed the virus would end.
Prophet TB Joshua had said during a church service in February that, “This month, 27th, it will be over, by the end of this month, whether we like it or not, no matter the medicine they have produced to cure whatever, it will go the way it came.”