Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen, Downing Street confirms

‘The condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved’

Boris Johnson UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, just hours after Downing Street insisted he was in good spirits and in control of the government’s response to the escalating crisis.

The prime minister is understood to still be conscious and to have been moved as a precaution, in case he requires ventilation to aid his recovery.

He was said to be receiving excellent care and thanked all NHS staff for their “hard work and dedication”.

Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, has been asked to deputise for the prime minister “where necessary”.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.