The prime minister, who is being treated for coronavirus, is “hugely grateful” for the messages of support he has received.
Boris Johnson “continues to improve” in intensive care where he is being treated for coronavirus, No.10 has said.
The prime minister spent a third night in intensive care on Wednesday evening at St Thomas’ Hospital in London.
A spokesperson for the PM said on Thursday afternoon: “The PM had a good night and continues to improve in intensive care at St Thomas’ Hospital. He is in good spirits.
“The prime minister and No.10 are hugely grateful for all the messages of support that the PM has received and thanks NHS staff for the brilliant care which he has been receiving.”
Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has beendeputising for Johnson while the PM is treated.