British Prime Minister Taken to Intensive Care with Coronavirus

The British PM Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital yesterday with persistent symptoms of Covid-19. This evening it has been announced he has been moved to intensive care.

A statement from No. 10 Downing Street said, :

“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 [Monday] 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.”

The Prime Minister’s pregnant finance is also suffering mild symptoms of the disease.

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