U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Cancels India Trip Due To Covid-19 Situation
Boris Johnson, U.K. prime minister, returns to number 10 Downing Street after attending Parliament in London, U.K. (Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg Topics)

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Cancels India Trip Due To Covid-19 Situation

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was invited as the chief guest for the Republic Day parade, has cancelled his visit to India due to the serious coronavirus situation in his country.

Officials said Johnson called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and regretted that he would have to cancel his visit to India because of the pandemic situation.

Also read: Boris Johnson Extends Lockdown to Much of England to Curb Virus

The coronavirus infection has been spreading in the U.K. for some time owing to a large extent to a new mutant of the virus, which has been found to be more infectious.

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