UK’s foreign minister steps in for Boris Johnson as prime minister’s condition worsens after being admitted to hospital.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition has worsened since being hospitalised with persistent COVID-19 symptoms and he has been moved into intensive care, his Downing Street office said in a statement.
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 death toll in the US has surpassed 10,000 from almost 350,000 coronavirus cases, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.
Spain has reported more than 4,000 new cases of the coronavirus with over 600 new deaths on the fourth day the daily totals have declined.
The total number of deaths in Spain from COVID-19 on Monday passed 13,000 among more than 135,000 cases.
Globally, the death toll from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the new virus, has passed 73,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, while the number of infections rose above 1.3 million.