UK PM Johnson in intensive care with worsening coronavirus symptoms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday. Johnson, 55, was admitted to the the St Thomas’ Hospital after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms, his condition rapidly deteriorated over the next 24 hours, and he was moved to an intensive care unit. Johnson’s personal battle with the virus has shaken the British government.

While Britain has no formal succession plan should a prime minister become incapacitated, Johnson had asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise for him “where necessary.”

Source: Dawn