UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital, a week after being admitted due to critical Covid-19 symptoms.
The PM Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery, at Chequers, a Downing Street spokesman said Sunday
Chequers is the official country residence of British prime ministers.
“On the advice of his medical team, the PM will not be immediately returning to work. He wishes to thank everybody at St Thomas’ for the brilliant care he has received,” the spokesman added.
According to reports, Boris Johnson has said he owes his life to the NHS staff treating him for coronavirus.
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A statement released by the 55 -yr-old prime minister, thanked medics at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, where he continues to recover after spending three nights in intensive care.
It comes as UK deaths from the virus are expected to pass 10,000 on Sunday.
On Saturday, the UK recorded 917 new coronavirus deaths, taking total hospital deaths to 9,875.
Meanhwhile, Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Papa Owusu-Ankomah, who was earlier admitted at an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after testing positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) has been moved to a sideward.