The evening of 5 April, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who on March 27 was discovered coronavirus, has been placed in one of the London hospitals. This was reported by the British newspaper The Guardian.
In the office of the Prime Minister said that Johnson went to the hospital on the advice of the attending physician to pass the required tests. Press Secretary of the head of government noted that this was not an emergency hospitalization, a “precautionary step, because the Prime Minister has persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after a positive test result”.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 5, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1.26 million, of which nearly 259 thousand recovered, more than 68 thousand died.
In the UK a coronavirus infected 48,4 thousand people died and 4.9 million, recovered 229.
Coronavirus Johnson was confirmed on March 27, since he was in residence at Downing street. He became the first leader of a major power, infected with a coronavirus infection.