British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for PMQs at the House of Commons on 25 March, 2020 in London, England.
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was “stable” and in “good spirits” Tuesday and was getting “standard oxygen treatment: in the intensive care unit for the coronavirus, his spokesman said.
The spokesman also said the prime minister was breathing without any other assistance.
“He has not required mechanical ventilation or non-invasive respiratory support,” the spokesman told reporters.
Downing Street also confirmed that the prime minister has not been diagnosed with pneumonia.
Johnson was admitted to intensive care Monday after his condition worsened over the course of the afternoon.
The 55-year-old had announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on March 27 and was admitted to St Thomas’ hospital in London Sunday evening for “tests” due to his “persistent symptoms.”
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