UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in the hospital because Sunday with coronavirus, was transferred to an intensive care unit.
“Within this day, the state of the Prime Minister has worsened and, on the recommendation of his medical staff, he’s been transferred into the Intensive Care Unit in the hospital”
The Downing Street announcement added that Boris Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who’s the First Secretary of State, “to deputize for him when needed”.
“The PM is getting exceptional care, and thanks to all NHS staff for their hard work and commitment,” the announcement read.
Boris Johnson was transferred into the intensive care unit at St Thomas’ Hospital about 19:00 GMT, Downing Street said, following his illness worsened throughout Monday afternoon.
The conclusion had been made by the PM’s medical staff.
The PM stays conscious at this moment, Downing Street added: “He’s been transferred to the ICU for a precaution if he needs ventilation to help his recovery.”
Boris Johnson was hospitalized on Sunday evening for”routine tests” because he was experiencing coronavirus symptoms, he explained. He was self-isolating for a week later setting the initial symptoms and testing positive for COVID-19.
“I’m in great spirits and keeping in touch with my staff”, Boris Johnson stated on social networking.
British politicians and world leaders have delivered support and fantasies of fast retrieval to Johnson.
David Cameron, Johnson’s old college buddy and his predecessor since British Prime minister, stated: “Get well soon.
France’s Emmanuel Macron has dealt with his service” to Boris Johnson, his loved ones and the British people in this challenging time”.