Boris Johnson moved out of intensive care unit

Boris Johnson has been moved out of the intensive care unit where he has been undergoing treatment for coronavirus, Downing Street has said.

A billboard van outside St Thomas' Hospital in Central London where Prime Minister Boris Johnson is undergoing treatment. Photo: PA

A No 10 spokesman said that the Prime Minister had been returned to the ward at St Thomas’ Hospital as his condition continued to improve.

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“The Prime Minister has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery,” the spokesman said.

“He is in extremely good spirits.”

The PM was taken into hospital on Sunday evening, and moved to intensive care on Monday as his conditon worsened.