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UK’s Johnson out of intensive care as his condition improves

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved out of intensive care Thursday at the London hospital where he is being treated for the new coronavirus, as his government told Britons to prepare for several more weeks in lockdown. Johnson had been in the ICU at St. Thomas’ Hospital since Monday after his symptoms of COVID-19 worsened. Johnson’s office said he ...

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Britain’s Johnson ‘improving’ but remains in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition was said to be “improving” on Wednesday, as he spent a third day in intensive care battling the coronavirus. The disease has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 60,000 people across nationwide and killed over 7,000, with another record daily toll reported on Wednesday. “The latest from the hospital ...

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COVID-19 death toll exceeds 7,000 in UK, 60,733 cases confirmed

Photo : The advertising board at Piccadilly Circus displays a message showing gratitude towards London’s key workers, in London, Britain. The death toll of those hospitalized in Britain who tested positive for the novel coronavirus reached 7,097 as of Tuesday afternoon, a record daily increase of 938 since the outbreak began, the Department of Health and Social Care said Wednesday. ...

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Boris Johnson is sitting up on bed

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who remains in intensive care with Covid-19, “has been sitting up in bed and engaging positively with the clinical team,” Chancellor Rishi Sunak said. The prime minister’s situation is improving. “The news about the prime minister reminds us how indiscriminate this virus is,” Sunak added.

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson ‘responding to treatment’ in intensive care

  Boris Johnson is “responding to treatment” for coronavirus as he spends his third day in hospital. The prime minister was being kept in St Thomas’ Hospital in London “for close monitoring” and remained clinically stable, Downing Street said. Downing Street said he was not working but could contact those he needed to. No 10 said a review of lockdown ...

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Coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson spends 2nd night in ICU

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is spending a second night in intensive care as he continues to receive treatment for coronavirus. The PM is being kept at St Thomas’ Hospital in London “for close monitoring”, Downing Street said.Johnson’s condition is “stable” and he remains in “good spirits”, his spokesman added on Tuesday evening. Downing Street also confirmed that the planned ...

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UK’s Johnson is stable in ICU with virus, received oxygen

Photo : In this file image taken from video of the TWITTER/@BorisJohnson on Friday April 3, 2020, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks from self isolation which he has been in since contracting coronavirus, Friday April 3, 2020.   British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in stable condition Tuesday in a hospital intensive care unit with the coronavirus, and while ...

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Dominic Raab in charge of UK’s nuclear weapons while PM in hospital

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is in charge of the UK’s nuclear deterrent, Downing Street has cofirmed. Mr Raab, who last night was deputised by the Prime Minister when he was rushed to hospital, has the “authority to respond” in Mr Johnson’s absence they said. While Mr Raab will take on a number of key authorities for the PM – ...

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British PM Johnson not on ventilator

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who spent the night in intensive care with a deteriorating case of coronavirus, has been given oxygen but is not on a ventilator, a minister said Tuesday. “The prime minister has received some oxygen support,” senior cabinet minister Michael Gove told LBC radio, adding that “he has not been on a ventilator” but it was ...

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