COVID-19: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Discharged
The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has been discharged from the hospital, Downing Street says on Sunda.
Johnson will now recover from the COVID-19 at his country residence at Chequers.
Downing Street said the Prime Minister will not resume work immediately as advised by his medical team.
“On the advice of his medical team, the PM will not be immediately returning to work. He wishes to thank everybody at St Thomas’ for the brilliant care he has received.
“All of his thoughts are with those affected by this illness.”
Speaking, his pregnant fiance, Carrie Symonds said “There were times last week that were very dark indeed. My heart goes out to all those in similar situations, worried sick about their loved ones.
“Thank you also to everyone who sent such kind messages of support. Today I’m feeling incredibly lucky.”
“I cannot thank our magnificent NHS enough. The staff at St Thomas’ Hospital have been incredible. I will never, ever be able to repay you and I will never stop thanking you.”
Mr Johnson was admitted to St. Thomas hospital in Central London a week ago after contracting Coronavirus.
His health got worse and was immediately moved to Intensive care (ITU) on Monday evening where he spent three nights before returning to a ward on Thursday.