In the past few minutes, Downing Street has announced that Boris Johnson is now in intensive care at St Thomas’ Hospital after his condition with coronavirus deteriorated. He is not on a ventilator currently but has been moved there in case he needs one.
This is the statement from No. 10:
‘Since Sunday evening, the Prime Minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus. ‘Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the Prime Minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital. ‘The PM has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is the First Secretary of State, to deputise for him where necessary.