Coronavirus: Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital
The UK Prime Minister has been admitted to hospital, Downing street said on Sunday.
The spokesman to the government said the admission is a “precautionary step advised by the doctor.
He “continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus”, a spokeswoman said – including a high temperature.” the government said.
He is admitted 10 days after testing positive for Coronavirus.
Boris Johnson has remained in charge of the government.
“On the advice of his doctor, the prime minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for tests,” the spokeswoman said.
“This is a precautionary step, as the prime minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus.”
She added: “The prime minister thanks NHS staff for all of their incredible hard work and urges the public to continue to follow the government’s advice to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.”
Mr Johnson has been working from home since March 27 after the news of his Coronavirus status was revealed.
The last time the Prime Minister was seen was on Thursday when he joined others to clap for NHS workers.