Coronavirus: Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as symptoms 'worsen' πŸ”΄ – BBC

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Prime Minister has been to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus “worsened”, Downing Street has said.

A spokesman said he was on the advice of his medical team and is receiving “excellent care”.

Mr has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise “where necessary”, the spokesman added.

The prime minister, 55, was admitted to hospital in London with “persistent ” on Sunday evening.

A No 10 statement read: “The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent 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 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.”

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