By Staff Reuters
Posted April 9, 2020 2:29 pm
Updated April 9, 2020 2:35 pm
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0:44Coronavirus outbreak: U.K. official says PM Boris Johnson remains in ICU but improving
WATCH ABOVE: U.K. official says PM Boris Johnson remains in ICU but improving
“The prime minister has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery,” the spokesman said.
“He is in extremely good spirits.”
Johnson, 55, was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital on Sunday evening with a persistent high temperature and cough, and was rushed to intensive care on Monday where he has since spent three nights receiving treatment
This is a breaking news story that will be updated as more information becomes available.