Royal Family Sends Messages To Boris Johnson After UK Prime Minister's Hospitalization

Carly Ledbetter

The royal family extended well-wishes and hope for a “full and speedy recovery” after U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to the intensive care unit at St Thomas’ Hospital Monday for coronavirus symptoms. 

“Earlier today The Queen sent a message to Carrie Symonds and to the Johnson family,” Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. Symonds is the prime minister’s pregnant fiancée, who says she’s also been battling coronavirus symptoms. “Her Majesty said they were in her thoughts and that she wished the Prime Minister a full and speedy recovery.” 

Prince William also tweeted a message regarding the prime minister’s recovery, signing off as simply “W.” 

“Our thoughts are with the Prime Minister and his family, who like so many in the UK and around the world are affected by coronavirus,” the Duke of Cambridge said. “We wish him a speedy recovery at this difficult time.” 

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall passed along their message to the prime minister privately on Tuesday, according to People

The prime minister tested positive for coronavirus in March. Some 10 days later, he was admitted to the hospital on Sunday for tests. After his condition worsened, Johnson was transferred to the ICU on Monday.

Johnson’s spokesperson gave an update on his condition Tuesday and said that the prime minster is “stable” and “remains in good spirits.” 

“The prime minister has been stable overnight and...

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