April 26, 20206:15 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is returning to work Monday after recovering from COVID-19, according to multiple reports citing Downing Street.
Johnson — who tested positive in late March — was viewed as the first major world leader to have the virus. Prior to his hospitalization, he had been criticized for moving too slowly in his response to the developing pandemic.
He returns as COVID-19-related deaths in the U.K. surpassed 20,000, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.
Read more at NPR.