UK PM Boris Johnson who was hospitalised on Sunday, saying it as a ‘routine checkup’ has been shifted to Intensive Care Unit, when his health condition worsened. Johnson was admitted to St Thomas hospital in London on Sunday. Boris Johnson, 55, was admitted in hospital as a precautionary measure, saying on social media that he was ‘good spirits’.
Boris Johnson health suddenly worsened and it came as a shock for the entire nation. People as well as opposition have started praying for the well being of their Prime Minister. More than 5000 people have already lost their life in UK, and the UK is one of the worst hit countries from this Coronavirus pandemic.
“Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the Prime Minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital,” a Downing Street spokesperson said.
According to officials Johnson can require ventilation in future so as a precautionary measure he has been shifted to ICU. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also prayed for Boris Johnson, Modi took his social media to give strength to Boris Johnson.
Hang in there, Prime Minister @BorisJohnson! Hope to see you out of hospital and in perfect health very soon.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 6, 2020
The Prime Minister’s spokesperson had earlier said on Monday that Johnson spent a comfortable night on Monday.” I’d like to say thank you to all the brilliant NHS staff taking care of me and others in this difficult time. You are the best of Britain. Stay safe everyone, and please remember to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives,” the Prime Minister said.
Last night, on the advice of my doctor, I went into hospital for some routine tests as I’m still experiencing coronavirus symptoms. I’m in good spirits and keeping in touch with my team, as we work together to fight this virus and keep everyone safe,” Johnson said on a twitter post.
This wasn’t an emergency admission. It was a planned admission to undergo some routine tests. He is doing well, I am told, and we look forward to him being back at No 10 soon,” the Cabinet minister told the BBC on Monday morning.
Till last Friday, Johnson was continuing his daily routine via video conference, while he was on self isolation in his private quarters in Downing Street.