A still image from footage released by 10 Downing Street, the office of the British prime minister, on April 3, 2020 shows Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in 10 Downing Street central London giving an update on his condition after he announced that he had tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 27, 2020. – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in “good spirits” on April 6 and remained in charge of the government despite his admission to hospital for tests after suffering “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus 10 days after being diagnosed, officials said. (Photo by – / 10 Downing Street / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / 10 DOWNING STREET ” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who spent the night in intensive care with a deteriorating case of coronavirus, has been given oxygen but is not on a ventilator, a minister said Tuesday.

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“The prime minister has received some oxygen support,” senior cabinet minister Michael Gove told LBC radio, adding that “he has not been on a ventilator” but it was there if needed.

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