British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is out of intensive care but remains in hospital
LONDON: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson He has been removed from intensive care, but remains in the hospital for treatment, according to Downing Street.
Johnson was admitted to London on Sunday, on the advice of his doctor, after continuing to cough and high temperature 10 days after testing positive for the virus, the BBC reported.
The prime minister received oxygen before being taken to intensive care on Monday.
On Thursday night, Downing Street said Johnson was transferred from intensive care tonight back to the ward, where he will be closely watched during the initial phase of his recovery.
A spokesperson added: He is in a very good mood.
He continues to improve after a good night and thanked the National Health service (NHS) for the brilliant attention it has received, the spokesperson added.
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Following the news of development, the President of the United States Donald trump He tweeted that the departure of the intensive care prime minister was great news, the BBC reported.
In a statement, the Health Secretary said: So good that the Prime Minister is out of intensive care and on the road to recovery. The NHS is there for all of us and I know that our amazing NHS staff has provided you with your world-class signature care.
The new Labor leader also welcomed the good news, tweeting: I hope this is the beginning of a speedy recovery.
Meanwhile, applause echoed across the UK at the third Clap for Carers event, where people showed their appreciation for NHS staff and other workers on the front lines of the pandemic.
A total of 7,978 people died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus, an increase from 881 on Wednesday.
There were now a total of 65,872 confirmed cases in the country.