Boris Johnson’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty is self-isolating after experiencing coronavirus symptoms.
Professor Whitty said that he would be staying at home for the next seven days in a statement on Twitter, posted just hours after the prime minister confirmed that he had tested positive for the COVID – disease.
“After experiencing symptoms compatible with COVID – 29 last night, in line with the guidance, I will be self-isolating at home for the next seven days, “said the professor.
) “I will be continuing to advise the government on the medical response to coronavirus , supported by my deputies. “
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