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COVID-19: UK Prime Minister, Johnson goes into isolation again

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UK PRIME Minister, Boris Johnson has again entered into isolation after contact with infected lawmaker.

 Johnson while disclosing this yesterday in a tweeter message said he was self-isolating, after coming into contact with someone who later tested positive for the coronavirus.

 “I have no symptoms, but am following the rules and will be working from Downing Street as I continue to lead the government’s pandemic response.”

  According to source (News Agency Press Association), the 56-year-old British PM, who was admitted to intensive care in April, after developing COVID-19, had on Thursday, spent 35 minutes with Conservative lawmaker Lee Anderson, who tested positive for the virus on Saturday.

  In a picture of the meeting posted by Anderson on Facebook, neither man was wearing a face mask with the pair standing only about metres apart.

  Report says, the news comes at a difficult time for Johnson, whose office saw the departure of two top aides last week amid factional infighting.

  It will be recalled that he is engaged in last-ditch attempts to forge a deal with the European Union ahead of the end of a Brexit transition phase in December, as well as dealing with Britain’s widely-criticized coronavirus response.

  England is currently in a lockdown due to end on December 2, but the country is still struggling to contain the virus.

  The government confirmed another 24,962 cases across Britain  yesterday, and another 168 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths during the pandemic to 51,934.

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