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British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating but will still lead the government’s response to the outbreak. Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus,” Johnson said.

Boris Johnson

“I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus. On Wednesday it was announced that Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, also tested positive for coronavirus.

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,” Clarence House said in a statement. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.

In other news – Government revises 0% wage increase for civil servants

As jitters grip public servants over the impasse regarding their wage increases come 1 April, the government has revised its 0% wage hike offers for this year.

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A special meeting between labour and government-held at the Public Service Bargaining Council on Wednesday saw the state tone down on its earlier proposal to renege on a 2018 wage agreement. Read more

Source: eNCA