The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital after battling the Coronavirus disease.
A spokesman of No10 Downing Street said on Sunday that: “The PM has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery, at Chequers”. Chequers is the official country residence of British prime ministers.
“On the advice of his medical team, the PM will not be immediately returning to work. He wishes to thank everybody at St Thomas’ for the brilliant care he has received.
“All of his thoughts are with those affected by this illness.”
Johnson’s fiancée, Carrie Symonds, who is expecting a baby, Tweeted: “Thank you also to everyone who sent such kind messages of support. Today I’m feeling incredibly lucky.
“There were times last week that were very dark indeed. My heart goes out to all those in similar situations, worried sick about their loved ones.
“I cannot thank our magnificent NHS enough. The staff at St Thomas’ Hospital have been incredible. I will never, ever be able to repay you and I will never stop thanking you.”
Mr. Johnson, 55, was admitted in St Thomas’ hospital, London, after testing positive for the Coronavirus as his symptoms, including cough and high temperature, persisted. He stayed three nights in intensive care before returning to a ward on Thursday.