Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care

  • U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care as his coronavirus symptoms worsened, according to a statement from the government.
  • Johnson was conscious when he was transferred to the ICU around 7 p.m. GMT. Johnson’s medical team made the decision to move him to that unit as a precaution in case he needed ventilation.
  • Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will temporarily take over the prime minister’s duties while Johnson is hospitalized, the government said.

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