British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been released from an intensive care unit after being treated for his COVID-19 symptoms.
Chris Bryant said the word is 'deeply offensive' to those who die from the disease as it 'implies they are to blame'.
Boris Johnson remains in intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London after suffering coronavirus symptoms.
The news that Boris Johnson was transferred to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened dominates today’s newspapers’ front pages.The prime minister was moved to an ICU at St Thomas’ Hospital in London at 7pm on Monday in case he needs a ventilator.He received numerous messages from politicians around the world, while there was also support for his pregnant fiancée, Carrie Symonds, herself recovering from coronavirus symptoms.The Daily Mail reported that Johnson was moved to intensive care because he was having difficulties breathing.Latest coronavirus news, updates and adviceLive: Follow all the latest updates from the UK and around the worldFact-checker: The number of COVID-19 cases in your local area6 charts and maps that explain how COVID-19 is spreadingThe Times reported that Johnson was given four litres of oxygen to help him breathe, below the normal intensive care threshold of 15 litres.The Daily Telegraph reported that Symonds has been unable to visit him since he was first admitted to hospital on Sunday evening.The Guardian reported that a bed had been being prepared for the prime minister at the hospital since last Thursday.It said he spent Sunday night in an empty wing of the hospital which is usually reserved for elective procedures.According to the Daily Mirror, there are fears that the prime minister may have contracted pneumonia.Coronavirus: what happened todayClick here to sign up to the latest news, advice and information with our daily Catch-up newsletter
Derek Hill, professor of medical imaging at University College London, has outlined what sort of treatment medics have available for the PM.
The US president said he was 'saddened' to hear of Johnson’s condition and that 'Americans are praying for his recovery'.
Boris Johnson's fiancée Carrie Symonds, who is pregnant, has also suffered coronavirus symptoms.
Johnson has been moved into intensive care with the coronavirus and Raab will stand in for him as needed, Downing Street has said.
Politicians from all sides have joined in to send get well soon messages to the prime minister.
Boris Johnson remains in hospital but will continue to lead the government as he undergoes tests related to coronavirus.
The monarch addressed the nation in a rare speech as she thanked key workers and told viewers 'we will meet again'.
'It would be sensible to step back and let others take on the role,' said a former head of the civil service.
Immediately after his election, Sir Keir called Johnson and offered his help “on how best to respond” to the outbreak.
The lockdown restrictions, unprecedented in modern peacetime, have changed the lives of Britons completely.
Carrie Symonds is believed to be self-isolating at her and Boris Johnson's home in south London following his positive test for coronavirus.
UCL professor Susan Michie said the virus was likely to have been spread during face-to-face sessions in the House of Commons and other transmission routes.
Here is everything you need to know about Johnson’s positive test, and the implications it has for the government’s coronavirus response.
Political friends and adversaries from across the board are wishing the prime minister well after he tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.