Downing Street gave a 4.30pm update on the PM’s coronavirus symptoms, saying he is now able to leave his hospital bed for short periods of time.
Boris Johnson’s recovery from coronavirus is continuing, with the Prime Minister now able to take ‘short walks’, Downing Street said today.
In a 4.30pm joint update on the PM’s health, No10 and St Thomas’ Hospital said he was now able to leave his hospital bed for the first time since being taken into intensive care on Monday.
Downing Street said he thanked NHS staff and his thoughts were with those “affected by this terrible disease”.
A No10 spokeswoman said: “The Prime Minister has been able to do short walks, between periods of rest, as part of the care he is receiving to aid his recovery.
“He has spoken to his doctors and thanks the whole clinical team for the incredible care he has received.
“His thoughts are with those affected by this terrible disease.”