British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his finance minister Rishi Sunak will likely be restricted to working from their places of work and topic to every day COVID-19 testing after being recognized as a contact of somebody who examined optimistic for the virus.
Health minister Sajid Javid on Saturday stated he had examined optimistic for COVID-19.
“The Prime Minister and Chancellor have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace as contacts of somebody who has examined optimistic for Covid,” a press release from Johnsons’s Downing Street workplace stated on Sunday.
Typically, anybody recognized as a contact by the tracing scheme could be required by legislation to self isolate for 10 days.
However, the federal government’s two most senior ministers will as an alternative participate in a pilot research that permits them to proceed working from their places of work, and solely self-isolate when not working.
“They will likely be taking part within the every day contact testing pilot to permit them to proceed to work from Downing Street,” Downing Street stated. “They will likely be conducting solely important authorities enterprise throughout this era.”
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