Johnson was hospitalized on Sunday and was shifted to ICU on Monday after his symptoms of COVID-19 worsened
LONDON| On Thursday Boris Johnson British Prime Minister was moved out of the intensive care at the London hospital where he is being treated for the novel coronavirus. Johnson was admitted to the Thomas’ Hospital on Sunday and sooner on Monday he was shifted to ICU as his conditions stared worsening.
Johnson’s office said he was “moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery.” As Johnsons was hospitalized his government said Britons to prepare for several more weeks in lockdown.
His office confirms Johnson was in “extremely good spirits.”
Boris Johnson was tested positive of COVID-19 two weeks back. Initially, Johnson had mild symptoms later his condition started deteriorating he was soon hospitalized on Sunday and was taken to ICU on Monday. Johnson’s office informs he was not placed on ventilator instead he was receiving oxygen without a ventilator.
Steadily Johnson’s condition started progressing. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who has been standing in for the prime minister during key meetings, said Johnson was “making positive steps forward.”
As Johnson recovered, the government told Britons it was too early to ease restrictions on public activity imposed March 23 to try to slow the spread of the virus.
Originally the Lockdown was supposed to open on Monday but after charing a meeting of the government’s crisis committee, COBRA, Raab said no decision on lifting the government’s stay-home order and business closures would be made “until evidence clearly shows that we’ve moved beyond the peak” of the outbreak.