Boris Johnson confirmed this in a tweet on his official Twitter handle.
He revealed that he had developed mild symptom and is now self-isolating.
He wrote, “Over the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.
“I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
“ Together, we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives.”