UK PM Boris Johnson moved out of intensive care but remains in hospital
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved out of intensive care but remains in hospital, Downing Street said.
Since Sunday, Mr Johnson has been undergoing treatment for coronavirus at St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
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.”
On Sunday,10 days after testing positive, he was admitted to the hospital and transferred to intensive care on Monday.
In intensive care, Mr Johnson received “normal oxygen therapy” and was not placed 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 tweeted that Mr Johnson’s move out of intensive care was “great news.”
And Health Secretary Matt Hancock added: “So good that the prime minister is out of intensive care and on the road to recovery. The NHS is there for us all and I know our amazing NHS staff have given him their characteristic world-class care.”