Boris Johnson gained’t have to quarantine, his workplace says, regardless of a constructive check on his group.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain is not going to need to quarantine though a member of the group that accompanied him to Scotland this week examined constructive for the coronavirus in the course of the journey, his workplace stated on Friday.
A Downing Avenue spokeswoman stated on Saturday that the prime minister had not been in shut contact with the aide.
“The prime minister repeatedly visits communities throughout the U.Ok., and all elements of visits are carried out according to Covid steering,” the spokeswoman stated. “The prime minister has not come into shut contact with anybody who has examined constructive.”
The declaration that Mr. Johnson wouldn’t go into quarantine — whilst British news studies stated that the one that examined constructive and several other different officers have — threatened to revive an issue over authorities officers’ adherence to Britain’s test-and-trace system. Every week underneath that system, lots of of 1000’s of individuals who’ve come into contact with somebody who has examined constructive have needed to isolate themselves.