Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has sent best wishes to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who has been moved into intensive care over “worsened” coronavirus symptoms.
The 55 year old was admitted to a London hospital Sunday evening with what doctors described as “persistent symptoms” and is said to be receiving “excellent care”.
According to the BBC he was given oxygen late Monday afternoon before being taken to intensive care. However, he has not been put on a ventilator.
“Over the course of [Monday] afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at the hospital,” a No 10 statement read.
In a tweet Monday night President Akufo-Addo wished the British Prime Minister “speedy recovery.
Wishing British Prime Minister, @BorisJohnson, a speedy recovery and God’s blessings. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and the British people at this critical time.
— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) April 6, 2020
“This is the time Britain and the world are in need of leadership to guide us through this awful pandemic,” he added.
— John Dramani Mahama (@JDMahama) April 7, 2020