Stanley Johnson the father of the Prime Minister has said his son “must rest up” after he was moved from intensive care at St Thomas’ Hospital.
Stanley Johnson told the BBC, “He almost took one for the team and we’ve got to make sure we play properly now.”
He spoke of his “relief” and said the whole family are “tremendously grateful” he is now out of intensive care.
He said, “He thought his illness had “got the whole country to realise this is a serious event.
“It does come close to home. It’s certainly made me feel cautious.”
He said Boris will have to adapt to a “period of adjustment” before he can return to Downing Street, he added, “he must rest up.”
“This is a precautionary step, as the Prime Minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus.
“The Prime Minister thanks NHS staff for all their incredible hard work and urges the public to continue to follow the government’s advice to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.”