Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson applauds in help of the NHS throughout Clap for our Carers, outdoors 11 Downing Road in London, Britain April 2, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Road/Handout

LONDON (1) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will stick to pointers issued by well being officers and stay in self-isolation until his excessive temperature falls, his spokesman stated on Friday.

Earlier, Johnson, who examined optimistic for COVID-19 final week, stated he was nonetheless self-isolating, longer than the really helpful seven-day steerage.

“He does proceed to have gentle signs, specifically a temperature. The steerage is obvious that if you happen to nonetheless have a excessive temperature you need to hold self-isolating until it returns to regular,” the spokesman advised reporters.

“The steerage is de facto, actually specific. It units out that you need to keep at house for seven days, however that you need to keep at house for longer if a excessive temperature persists. The PM is following that recommendation to the letter.”

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; modifying by Stephen Addison

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