Anglia region's MPs react to news that the PM is in intensive care

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care with coronavirus symptoms after his condition worsened over Monday afternoon.

Mr Johnson was taken to St Thomas' Hospital on Sunday night "as a precaution" after his Covid-19 symptoms persisted.

Many of the MPs in the Anglia region took to Twitter to wish Mr Johnson a speedy recovery.

The Milton Keynes North MP Ben Everitt, who himself self-isolated with symptoms of coronavirus, tweeted: "Rest up boss."

Mr Johnson was moved to the ICU (intensive care unit) at St Thomas’ at around 7pm on Monday night after his condition worsened over the course of this afternoon, the spokesperson said.

He has been moved to the ICU as a precaution should he require ventilation to aid his recovery.

Downing Street said Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab would "deputise where necessary" while the Prime Minister was in intensive care with Covid-19.

The Prime Minister "remains conscious at this time", the spokesperson said.

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