British Key Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the coronavirus extra than a week in the past, was admitted to a healthcare facility Sunday for assessments.
Johnson’s office explained he was hospitalized for the reason that he however has indicators 10 days soon after tests positive for the virus.
Downing St. explained it was a “precautionary step” and he remains in cost of the federal government.
Johnson, 55, has been quarantined in his Downing St. residence since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26.
Johnson has continued to chair everyday meetings on Britain’s reaction to the outbreak, and has produced many video clip messages in the course of his 10 days in isolation.
In a information on Friday, he claimed he was emotion much better but nevertheless had a fever.
The virus causes mild to average signs in most persons, but for some, especially older grown ups and the infirm, it can cause pneumonia and direct to death.
Johnson has received medical suggestions by phone through his ailment, but going to a healthcare facility signifies medical doctors can see him in particular person.
Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds, 32, uncovered Saturday that she invested a 7 days with coronavirus symptoms, although she wasn’t analyzed. Symonds, who is expecting, reported she was now “on the mend.”
The government said Sunday that almost 48,000 persons have been confirmed to have COVID-19 in the U.K., and 4,934 have died.