7 Apr 2020

UK PM Boris Johnson in intensive care with Covid-19

From Checkpoint, 6:10 pm on 7 April 2020

The UK Prime Minister who initially advocated herd immunity as the answer to Covid-19 remains in intensive care in a London hospital.

Boris Johnson was admitted to St Thomas' Hospital in central London late on Sunday when his condition deteriorated after suffering the coronavirus symptoms for ten days.

Before being diagnosed Mr Johnson had previously boasted about shaking hands.

CNN correspondent Nick Paton-Walsh joins Lisa Owen from outside number 10 Downing Street