U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who fought a coronavirus infection in extensive care previously this year, remains in self-isolation after having actually been exposed to the infection once again, authorities stated Sunday.
In a declaration, No. 10 Downing Street stated Johnson wasn’t experiencing signs however would follow assistance from Britain’s National Health Service, which advises self-isolation after extended direct exposure to somebody who has the infection.
“He will carry on working from Downing Street, including on leading the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic,” the declaration stated.
Johnson consulted with Lee Anderson, a member of Parliament, on Thursday. Anderson established signs after the conference and later on evaluated favorable for the coronavirus.
After he contracted the infection in March, Johnson, 56, stated he made it through with “liters and liters of oxygen.” Doctors were preparing to reveal his death, he stated.
There have actually been couple of recorded cases of individuals ending up being reinfected with the infection, however professionals have stated it’s uncertain how prevalent the phenomenon is.
Two weeks back, Johnson revealed brand-new lockdown steps after a sharp increase in case numbers in the U.K. throughout October, according to information from the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. As of Saturday, the nation had actually tape-recorded 1.3 million cases and more than 51,000 deaths because the pandemic started.
Sunday’s statement followed a turbulent week at No. 10 Downing Street, which saw the resignations of Johnson’s leading political strategist and chief advisor, Dominic Cummings, and interactions advisor Lee Cain.