Prime Minister Boris Johnson placed in intensive care due to coronavirus

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the Prime Minister of Britain, Boris Johnson placed in the intensive care unit of the hospital because of the coronavirus, reports BBC. According to reports, the state of health of the Prime Minister has worsened in the last hours, after which the doctors decided to move him closer to the apparatus artificial respiration.

At his request, to replace Johnson in the Premiership “if necessary” will the foreign Minister Dominic Raab, said the press Secretary of the head of the government. He also said that Johnson is a superb medical care.

“Today in the afternoon as the Prime Minister deteriorated, and on the advice of his team of his doctors, he was transferred to the intensive care unit and intensive care in the hospital,” – said in a statement Downing street.

Sunday 55-year-old Johnson was placed in the hospital of St. Thomas with the “symptoms” coronavirus infection. Only a few hours ago, spent last night in a hospital room Boris Johnson said that a cheerful spirit and continues to guide the work of the government, reports “Russian service of BBC”.

in his Twitter, Johnson wrote that liaises with his team, continuing the joint work to fight the virus and making sure that everyone was safe. He also thanked the staff of the national health system, caring for him and other patients, for their excellent work. “You’re the best that there is in the UK,” he wrote.

in the Afternoon on Monday the official representative of the Prime Minister said that Johnson remains in the hospital “under observation”. He also described disseminated in the Russian media rumors that Johnson allegedly connected to the ventilator, as misinformation. First the data was published by RIA “Novosti”.

the Number of deaths in connection with the coronavirus in Britain has risen to 5373. For the last day from complications related to the virus died 439.

At the moment, was 51 608 confirmed cases.

the President of the United States Donald trump began his meeting with the press at the White house with wishes for a speedy recovery, the British Prime Minister, whom he called his friend and strong personality. “All Americans are praying for him. He’s a good friend, a true gentleman and a great leader,” said trump.

the British opposition Leader Cyrus Starmer also said that he hoped for speedy recovery of the Prime Minister.