UK PM Johnson is stable in hospital, responding to treatment: Spokesman

Reuters , Wednesday 8 Apr 2020

Boris Johnson
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during the Convention of the North at the Magna Centre in Rotherham, Britain September 13, 2019. (Photo: Reuters)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is responding to treatment in intensive care at a central London hospital, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding the British leader was in "good spirits".

"The prime minister remains clinically stable and is responding to treatment. He continues to be cared for in the intensive care unit at St Thomas' hospital. He is in good spirits," the spokesman told reporters.

On Tuesday, Downing Street said Johnson was receiving standard oxygen treatment and breathing without assistance.

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