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There’s been a big rise in the number of people in the UK who have died of coronavirus – 181 lost their lives in the past 24 hours and more than 6000 are being treated in hospital. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the virus. In a video message he said he had mild symptoms and was working from home. The UK death toll has now reached 759 — in just three weeks. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reports by Chief Political Correspondent Vicki Young and Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh.
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In This: Boris Johnson
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, writer, and former journalist, who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.