British PM ‘fit as a butcher’s dog’ but self-isolating in virus scare


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday he was in “good health” and had no symptoms despite self-isolating after an MP he was in contact with tested positive for coronavirus.

“It doesn’t matter that I’m fit as a butcher’s dog, feel great…that I’ve had the disease and I’m bursting with antibodies,” he said in a video released on Twitter.

“We’ve got to interrupt the spread of the disease and one of the ways we can do that now is by self-isolating for 14 days when contacted by Test and Trace,” he added, saying he would lead the ┬ávirus response from his Downing Street home.

Johnson spent three days in intensive care with coronavirus in April. This time round, he said he was not suffering any symptoms and health minister Matt Hancock on Monday described him as “full of beans”.

The prime minister was informed by the  Test and Trace scheme

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