AceShowbiz - U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "stable" after spending the night in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at London's St. Thomas' Hospital as his coronavirus symptoms "worsened."
On Sunday, April 5, 2020, Johnson was admitted to the National Health Service (NHS) hospital after battling Covid-19 for 10 days, and on Monday he was moved to the ICU as his symptoms became more serious.
Providing an update on his condition, a spokesman said, "The Prime Minister has been stable overnight and remains in good spirits. He is receiving standard oxygen treatment and is breathing without any other assistance."
"He has not required mechanical ventilation or non-invasive respiratory support."
The ventilator takes over the body's breathing process when disease has caused the lungs to fail, however, the spokesperson insisted Johnson does not have pneumonia.
After receiving well wishes from politicians including Foreign Secretary and interim leader Dominic Raab and newly-elected Labour Party head Sir Keir Starmer, former Prime Minister David Cameron said of Johnson, "He's an incredibly tough and resilient guy. He’s also pretty fit: I’ve faced him on a tennis court."
"I am sure he will pull through this and he'll be fine. But it's obviously a worrying time and we're all thinking of him."