UK PM Johnson is stable in hospital, responding to treatment – spokesman

Police officers are seen outside St Thomas' Hospital after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care after his coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms worsened on Monday. London, Britain, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON (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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