COVID-19: Boris Johnson not on ventilator, says minister


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is not on a ventilator, as part of treatment for the coronavirus.

Senior cabinet minister Michael Gove told newsmen that Johnson had spent the night in intensive care, and has received some oxygen support.

He however added that the Prime Minister has not been on a ventilator, but it was available for use, if needed.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson had tested positive for coronavirus on March 27th, and is self-isolating in Downing Street.

There are over 51,608 confirmed coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom, and 5,737 deaths. Meanwhile, 135 people have recovered from the virus.

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