Coronavirus UK: Who would take over from Boris Johnson?
Added 04-06-20 04:36:02pm EST - “The Foreign Secretary - who is also First Secretary of State -? has been appointed the senior minister who takes over if the PM's health fails to the point where he cannot lead the Government.” - Dailymail.co.uk
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In a Twitter video posted on Friday from quarantine in No11, where he has been in self-isolation, an exhausted-looking Mr Johnson revealed he was still suffering from a high temperature
Downing Street insisted that Boris Johnson remained in charge of the UK's coronavirus battle today despite being hospitalised for treatment.
But the Prime Minster's admission to St Thomas's Hospital in London meant that Dominic Raab chaired this morning's daily meeting of ministers.
The Foreign Secretary - who is also First Secretary of State - has been appointed the senior minister who takes over if the PM's health fails to the point where he cannot lead the Government.
Mr Johnson is thought to have been given oxygen treatment, with claims he had 'risked his health' by keeping up a frantic workrate during more than a week in self-isolation in Downing Street.
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