British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pregnant fiancé, Carrie Symonds displayed Coronavirus symptoms but is on the mend
Last week British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went into self-isolation while displaying mild symptoms of coronavirus. He was due to come out of isolation but extended it owing to mild fever.
Highlights! The British Prime Minister is in self-isolation
- Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds announced their pregnancy in February
- Symonds addresses her pregnancy concerns amid COVID-19 on Twitter
- Johnson extends his isolation due to fever
Now, the news is his pregnant partner Carrie Symonds has also spent the week in bed with mild symptoms of COVID-19. Though symptomatic she needed not to be tested, she affirmed.
Watch: PM Boris Johnson Extends His Self-Isolation
Symonds’ Twitter Announcement
Carrier Symonds wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter, “I haven’t needed to be tested and, after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and I’m on the mend.”
Symond is the first unmarried partner to live the British Prime Minister in recent times. In February Boris Johnson and fiancé, Carrie Symonds had announced they were expecting their first baby and that they are engaged to be married.
Symond in her tweet further mentions her worries about being pregnant and displaying the symptoms of the pandemic. She said, “Being pregnant with COVID -19 is obviously worrying. To other pregnant women, please do read and follow the most up to date guidance which I found to be very reassuring.”
Boris Johnson had shifted to a flat in Downing Street after announcing that he had been tested COVID-19 positive. The couple shares a home together.
The British Prime Minister like his counterparts Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel – running the country from his home.
Boris Johnson’s Update About His Health
On Friday, Johnson updated about his health in a video message. He informed that he still has a temperature, one of the symptoms associated with coronavirus, and would, therefore, have to stay in isolation for longer.
Watch: PM Boris Johnson’s Video Message
He said, “Although I’m feeling better and I’ve done my seven days of isolation, alas I still have one of the symptoms, a minor symptom.” Further adding “I still have a temperature and so, in accordance with the government advice, I must continue my self-isolation until that symptom itself goes.”
Infected by Coronavirus Boris Johnson and symptomatic fiancé Carrie Symonds joined various high-ranking UK persons affected by the disease. Health Secretary Matt Hancock and UK’s Prince Charles, has also contracted coronavirus infection.