London: Coronavirus-positive British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is said to be able to walk in the hospital on Friday about 24 hours after leaving the intensive care unit (ICU), as the UK first recorded that nearly 1,000 people die from the virus every day The total toll is 8,958.
A Downing Street spokesman said: “During the break, the prime minister has been able to take a short walk, which is part of the care he is receiving to help him recover.”
He added: “His thoughts are related to those affected by this terrible disease.”
Johnson was admitted to the hospital three days after his illness worsened and left the intensive care unit at St Thomas Hospital in London on Thursday night.
The news of the 55-year-old’s improvement is clearly in sharp contrast with the latest official statistics, showing that the number of COVID-19 deaths in the UK has increased by 980 in the last 24 hours, the highest daily death to date Number of people.
It brings the total number of coronavirus deaths in British hospitals to nearly 8,000, while the number of confirmed cases in the country has climbed to more than 65,000.
It is believed that this reflects only a small part of the actual number of people infected, because not everyone has been tested for viruses.