Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital Due To Coronavirus

Ja'han Jones
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Boris Johnson, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, has been admitted to a hospital due to ongoing symptoms related to coronavirus, according to the BBC.

The prime minister “continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus,” a spokeswoman said.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in March. (Photo: Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in March. (Photo: Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

She called Johnson’s hospitalization a precautionary step.

Johnson, 55, revealed he tested positive for the virus on March 27 and had been quarantining in his official Downing Street residence since then.

In the U.K., there have been more than 47,000 cases of coronavirus and 4,934 deaths from the illness, according to the government.

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