New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished his British counterpart Boris Johnson ‘a good health’ after the latter announced that he had tested positive for novel coronavirus. Also Read - British PM Boris Johnson Tests Positive For COVID-19

“Dear PM Boris Johnson, you’re a fighter and you will overcome this challenge as well. Prayers for your good health and best wishes in ensuring a healthy UK,” the Prime Minister tweeted to his British counterpart just moments after the latter announced on his Twitter account that he had tested positive for the infection. Also Read - British PM Boris Johnson Speaks to PM Modi on Coronavirus, Discusses Efforts to Tackle it

Earlier, Johnson had tweeted: “Over the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating but will continue to lead the government’s response via video conference as we fight this virus.”

“Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives,” he had further stated.

Today’s development comes just days after Prince Charles, the first-in-line to the British throne, too, tested positive for the infection, which has originated from China and spread all across the world.

The United Kingdom has thus far recorded 11,658 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 578 deaths. India, on the other hand, has thus far recorded 724 positive cases of COVID-19, including 17 casualties.