British PM Boris Johnson Transferred To Intensive Care

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British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Monday admitted to intensive care after being hospitalized with COVID-19.

No. 10 Downing Street office said Foreign Minister Dominic Raab would take over his duties “where necessary.’’

A statement from the Downing Street said over the course of Monday afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital

According to the statement, “The PM has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab… to deputise for him where necessary.’’

It added that the prime minister was moved in case he needed to use a ventilator.