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UK’s PM moved to ICU after his coronavirus symptoms got worse- CoronaVirus Update

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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

Corona Pandemic is going wild day to day. European countries are getting badly affected by the COVID-19 as the conditions get worse. The U.S. and U.K. have a major hit by the disease due to which the number of affected patients and deaths increased. The total tally of death goes pass the barrier of 75,000 all over the world leaving the affected patients to more than a million. Many of the health professionals who fought on the frontline are also get severely affected and lost their lives too.

In a recent development regarding this UK’s Prime Minister Borris Johnson who has been diagnosed positive with COVID-19 a few days back. His condition gets worse last night as symptoms start moving towards severity due to which he is moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of central London hospital last night. Downing Street said he was moved to the unit on the recommendation of his medical team and was receiving “excellent care”.

A spokesman also tells the media that Mr. Johnson directed Mr. Dominic Raab the first Secretary of State to deputize him “where necessary”. The Queen has also informed about the condition of Mr. Johnson according to Buckingham Palace officials. The world leaders including US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron – have uttered their support for Mr. Johnson. According to BBC correspondent, Mr. Johnson was given oxygen late on Monday afternoon, before being taken to ICU. He was moved as a precaution so he could be close to a ventilator – which takes over the body’s breathing process.

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A No 10 statement read: “The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus.”Over the course of [Monday] 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.” It continued: “The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks to all NHS staff for their hard work and dedication.”

Mr. Raab who will later chair the government’s daily COVID-19 meeting said there was an “incredibly strong team spirit” behind the prime minister. He added that he and his colleagues were making sure they implemented plans Mr. Johnson had instructed them to deliver “as soon as possible”.”That’s the way we’ll bring the whole country through the coronavirus challenge,” he said. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer described it as “terribly sad news”.”All the country’s thoughts are with the prime minister and his family during this incredibly difficult time,” he also added. Meanwhile, Mr. Trump said Americans “are all praying for his recovery”.

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