Boris Johnson admitted in the hospital
After testing positive Boris Johnson says he is in “good spirits
The PM was taken to St Thomas’ Hospital in London on Sunday evening with “persistent symptoms” – including a temperature and a cough – for routine tests.
It comes as the number of coronavirus hospital deaths in the UK reached 5,373 – an increase of 439 in a day.
The Department of Health and Social Care reported 51,608 confirmed cases.
The prime minister, 55, tested positive for coronavirus 10 days ago.
He remains in charge of government, although Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab chaired Monday’s coronavirus meeting.