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Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK deaths go 5,000 after Boris Johnson tweets he’s ‘in good spirits’ from hospital

Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK deaths pass 5,000 after Boris Johnson tweets he’s ‘in good spirits’ from hospital


BORIS Johnson has tweeted he’s “in good spirits” after he was hospitalised final night time following “persistent” coronavirus signs.

He additionally thanked NHS workers for his or her arduous work, including: “You’re the better of Britain.”

Mr Johnson wrote: “Final night time, on the recommendation of my physician, I went into hospital for some routine exams as I’m nonetheless experiencing coronavirus signs.

“I’m in good spirits and preserving in contact with my group, as we work collectively to battle this virus and preserve everybody secure.”

The PM was taken into hospital after aides stated he “seemed dreadful” and was “coughing and spluttering” following ten days of self-isolation.

In a subsequent tweet he added: “I’d wish to say thanks to all of the good NHS workers caring for me and others on this tough time.

“You’re the better of Britain. Keep secure everybody, and please bear in mind to remain at residence to guard the NHS and save lives.”

It comes because the UK loss of life toll previous the 5,000 mark with 403 extra deaths in England alone.

In Scotland, two additional individuals have died – bringing the overall variety of deaths to 222.

The figures for the remainder of the UK haven’t been launched but.

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