UK PM, Rishi Sunak self-isolate after COVID-19 positive contact

Updated: few hours ago

London, Jul 18 (PTI) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Downing Street neighbour, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, went into self-isolation on Sunday after being contacted by the NHS Test and Trace system about being in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 positive.

Downing Street confirmed the decision as a U-turn over an initial decision that Johnson and Sunak will both be participating in a daily contact testing pilot scheme to allow them to carry on essential government business from their workplaces.