United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to the hospital after continuing to display symptoms of COVID-19.
Downing Street says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to hospital for tests after suffering from COVID-19
— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) April 5, 2020
A statement from a Downing Street spokesperson says it is a precautionary step and that Johnson is going to undergo tests while there.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in hospital having tests done. A spokesperson says: 'This is a precautionary step, as the Prime Minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus.' Full statement: pic.twitter.com/jY1Q1mRaef
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Statement from No. 10 Downing on Boris Johnson being admitted to hospital tonight… pic.twitter.com/06VAVrOorL
— Mark MacKinnon (@markmackinnon) April 5, 2020
Whether or not he will stay overnight is unknown.
"These are precautionary tests – this is not an emergency admission."
Boris Johnson still has persistent #coronavirus symptoms and was taken to hospital on the advice of his doctor.
It is not known whether he will remain in hospital overnight.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) April 5, 2020
Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 10 days ago.