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COVID-19: Boris Johnson Discharged From Hospital

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Boris Johnson arrived at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to formally take up his duties as Britain’s new prime minister after % tendered her resignation.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from the hospital after being treated for coronavirus.

Downing Street in a statement said the PM who was discharged on Sunday will not immediately return to work.

Boris would continue his recovery at his country residence, Chequers.

“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,” Downing Street said.

The prime minister’s fiancee, Carrie Symonds also confirmed this on Twitter.

She wrote; “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.”

Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas’ hospital when his health worsened 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

He spent three nights in intensive care before returning to the ward on Thursday.

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