United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to the hospital over coronavirus-related complications.
The Department of Health said the number of coronavirus-related hospital deaths stood at 4,934 patients as of 5pm on Saturday, up by 621 from 4,313 the day before. It is believed the hospital admission is not an emergency, and is largely for precautionary testing. Only about 25 percent said they disapprove of the prime minister's work.
Kent MPs have sent best wishes to Boris Johnson after the PM was hospitalised tonight suffering from coronavirus.
Before his hospitalization, Johnson, 55, had been quarantined in his Downing Street residence since being diagnosed on March 26.
Johnson has worked from home since it was announced that he had tested positive for coronavirus on 27 March.
Johnson was last seen in public on Thursday when he applauded NHS workers on the steps of 10 Downing Street.
The Downing Street announcement came as the 93-year-old queen offered a message of hope to everyone affected by the global pandemic, which has seen more than 1.2 million cases and more than 68,000 deaths.
His pregnant girlfriend Carrie Symonds has also contracted the virus.
Johnson replaced Theresa May as prime minister in July and won a resounding election victory in December on a promise to complete Britain's exit from the European Union.
In a rare televised address to the country and Commonwealth, the Queen sounded a positive note after what has been an unsettling period, saying: "We will succeed - and that success will belong to every one of us".