British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's (55) condition has worsened since being hospitalised with persistent COVID-19 symptoms and he has been moved into intensive care, his Downing Street office said in a statement. The announcement comes a day after Johnson was admitted to St. Thomas' Hospital in London with what his office called "persistent symptoms of coronavirus."
Prime Minister spokesman said, what Mr. Johnson was moved on the advice of his medical team and was receiving "excellent care".
“Last night, on the advice of my doctor, I went into hospital for some routine tests as I’m still experiencing coronavirus symptoms. I’m in good spirits and keeping in touch with my team, as we work together to fight this virus and keep everyone safe,” Johnson wrote in his Twitter account.
Photos from Boris Johnson isolation and illness
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been continuing to lead government meetings from self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus. However Mr Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise "where necessary", the spokesman added.