Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- British Prime Minister's Office Number 10 said in a statement that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care due to a new type of coronavirus. (Covid-19)
In a statement, Johnson was taken to St Thomas Hospital in London last night due to ongoing coronavirus symptoms and has been under doctor's supervision since yesterday, the statement said.
"This afternoon, the Prime Minister's situation deteriorated. He was moved to the intensive care unit at the hospital on the advice of the medical team." said in a statement.
Mr Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise "where necessary", the spokesman added.
Johnson's coronavirus test on March 27, which showed signs of fever and cough, was positive.
The prime minister's office announced during the day that Johnson had a comfortable night in the hospital, would remain under observation for a while and would continue his duties.