The Queen sends message of support to Boris Johnson as PM remains in intensive care

Sabrina Barr

The Queen has sent a message to Boris Johnson‘s family and his pregnant partner Carrie Symonds.

The monarch said the couple were in her thoughts and she wished the Prime Minister a full and speedy recovery, Buckingham Palace said.

On Tuesday 7 April, Downing Street said that the prime minister remains “stable” in intensive care following the worsening of his coronavirus symptoms.

No 10 added that weekly calls between Mr Johnson and the monarch will not take place while he is receiving treatment in intensive care.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is deputising for the PM, will not be asked to step-in to brief the monarch on Boris Johnson’s behalf.

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