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Queen Elizabeth II met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who became the first major world leader diagnosed with coronavirus, on March 11, USA Today reports.

What happened:

  • Elizabeth went into quarantine last week due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, raising questions about her health, according to USA Today.
  • Buckingham Palace said in a statement: “The Queen remains in good health. The Queen last saw the (prime minister) on the 11th March and is following all the appropriate advice with regards to her welfare.”
  • The palace did not confirm whether the queen or Prince Philip had been tested for COVID-19.
  • Since that time, Prince Charles and Johnson were both diagnosed with COVID-19. Queen Elizabeth had met with both of them prior to their diagnosis.

An update on Boris Johnson

  • Johnson revealed Friday morning in a video posted to Twitter that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. He released a video on social media about his status.
  • Johnson said: “I am working from home, I am self-isolating, and that’s entirely the right thing to do.”
  • ”Be in no doubt that I can continue, thanks to the wizardry of modern technology, to communicate with all my top team to lead the national fight back against coronavirus.”
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