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Boris Johnson Self-Isolating After COVID-19 Contact, Will Govern Remotely

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was feeling well after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. He will continue to run the government remotely while he self-isolates for two weeks in Downing Street. In a video communication posted on Twitter on Monday in which he appeared smiling and cheerful, Johnson said there was “good news” and “bad news.” “The good news is that NHS Test and Trace is working ever more efficiently,” he said. “The bad news is that they’ve pinged me and I’ve got to self-isolate because somebody I was in contact with a few days ago has developed COVID,” he added. ‘Fit as a Butcher’s Dog’ He said he felt “great,” was “fit as a butcher’s dog” and “bursting with antibodies,” but would “follow the rules” and self-isolate for 14 days. He confirmed he would have “plenty more to say in the course …