By Staff The Associated Press

Posted April 12, 2020 8:40 am

Updated April 12, 2020 8:42 am

1:03Coronavirus outbreak: As Boris Johnson recovers, UK shifts efforts to enforcing lockdown amid holiday weekend

WATCH: As Boris Johnson recovers, UK shifts efforts to enforcing lockdown amid holiday weekend

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from a London hospital where he was treated in intensive care for the new coronavirus.

Johnson’s office says he left St. Thomas’ Hospital and will continue his recovery at Chequers, the prime minister’s country house.

He will not immediately return to work.

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Coronavirus outbreak: UK foreign minister leads nationwide applause for healthcare workers

Johnson has been in the hospital for a week and spent three nights in the ICU.

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