Unic Press UK: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who was admitted Sunday at the St Thomas’ Hospital over persistent symptoms of COVID-19, he has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital following an advice by his medical team.
In a statement Monday, Downing Street said:
“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.”
In the meantime, the First Secretary of State and Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, is deputising for the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
Update on COVID-19 in UK
As of 9am 6 April, 252,958 tests have concluded, with 13,069 tests on 5 April (excl. Northern Ireland).
208,837 people have been tested of which 51,608 tested positive.
As of 5pm on 5 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus 5,373 have died. pic.twitter.com/pHxcJHd3pj
— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) April 6, 2020