OVERVIEW OF: Boris Johnson out of Intensive Care But Remains in Hospital
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care but remains in hospital, Downing Street has said.
Mr Johnson has been receiving treatment for coronavirus at St Thomas’ Hospital in London since Sunday.
No 10 said; “he has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery”.
A spokesman added: “He is in extremely good spirits.”
He was taken to hospital on Sunday – 10 days after testing positive – and was moved to intensive care on Monday.
Mr Johnson received “standard oxygen treatment” in intensive care and was not put on a ventilator, Downing Street said earlier.
“He continues to improve after a good night and thanked the NHS for the brilliant care he has received“, the spokesman added.
US President Donald Trump have also tweeted saying Mr Johnson’s move out of intensive care was great news.