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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

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Posted at 4:49 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 16:56:04-04

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the coronavirus more than a week ago, was admitted to a hospital for tests.

Johnson’s office said he was hospitalized Sunday because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

Downing St. said it was a “precautionary step” and he remains in charge of the government.

Johnson, 55, has been quarantined in his Downing St. residence since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26.