COVID-19 | Boris Johnson says virus likely to “spread a bit more” in UK

Another 12 positive tests were announced on Sunday

Published - March 01, 2020 11:38 pm IST - LONDON

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited a laboratory at the Public Health England National Infection Service in Colindale, London.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited a laboratory at the Public Health England National Infection Service in Colindale, London.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he expected the new coronavirus to spread further inside Britain, following the announcement of another 12 positive tests on Sunday.

“We've found about 35 people in this country have, or have had, the illness and clearly there may be more. That is likely now to spread a bit more,” Mr. Johnson said during a visit to a public health facility in London.

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