British PM who has covid19, moved to intensive care

Photo courtesy AP.
Photo courtesy AP.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms "worsened", Downing Street has said.

According to international media reports, Johnson has asked the country's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise "where necessary."

The prime minister, 55, was admitted to St Thomas' Hospital in London with "persistent symptoms" on Sunday. The spokesman said the PM was moved on the advice of his medical team and is receiving "excellent care."

A statement read: "Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas' Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus.

"Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at the hospital." It continued: "The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks all NHS staff for their hard work and dedication."


"British PM who has covid19, moved to intensive care"

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