Boris Johnson released from hospital to recover at Chequers

Carrie Symonds and Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital.

He was admitted on April 5th suffering from coronavirus.

During that time at St Thomas’ Hospital in London his conditioned worsened and he was moved into intensive care.

Although he had difficulty breathing, he did not need a ventilator.

A Number 10 spokesman said: “The PM has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery, at Chequers.

“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. All of his thoughts are with those affected by this illness.”

Mr Johnson’s fiancée, Carrie Symonds said:

“I cannot thank our magnificent NHS enough.

“The staff at St Thomas’ Hospital have been incredible.

“I will never, ever be able to repay you and I will never stop thanking you.

“There were times last week that were very dark indeed. My heart goes out to all those in similar situations, worried sick about their loved ones.”



About the Author

Philip Braund spent 16 years at the Daily Mirror as a reporter and news editor before moving to ITV. He was the series producer of the ground-breaking investigation programme The Cook Report, Managing Editor at ITV's Millbank Studios, and Head of News at ITV Central. He has won national and regional Royal Television Society awards for documentaries.

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