British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pregnant fiancée, Carrie Symonds on Sunday revealed that she was bedridden after creating signs of coronavirus however is now on the mend and feeling stronger.
The 32-year-old conservationist had been self-isolating individually from Johnson with the couple’s canine Dilyn. Her social media put up on her personal signs subsiding got here as Johnson, 55, continues to self-isolate at Downing Street after testing optimistic for coronavirus final week.
“I’ve spent the past week in bed with the main symptoms of coronavirus. I haven’t needed to be tested and, after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and I’m on the mend,” Symonds posted on Twitter.
I’ve spent the previous week in mattress with the primary signs of Coronavirus. I haven’t wanted to be examined and, after seven days of relaxation, I really feel stronger and I’m on the mend.
— Carrie Symonds (@carriesymonds) April 4, 2020
In an accompanying put up, Johnson’s companion, who is round six months pregnant and anticipating the couple’s child in the coming months, added a hyperlink to steering from the UK’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for pregnant girls throughout the pandemic.
“Being pregnant with Covid-19 is obviously worrying. To other pregnant women, please do read and follow the most up to date guidance which I found to be very reassuring,” she mentioned.
In an earlier put up on Instagram, Symonds – believed to be at her flat in Camberwell, south London – is seen mendacity in mattress with Dilyn with the caption: “Self-isolating isn’t so bad with this one.”
The couple had introduced their engagement in February after Johnson and his Indian-origin ex-wife Marina Wheeler’s divorce settlement was finalised.
Symonds, who works for an ocean conservation charity, met Johnson throughout her time as the communications chief for the Conservative occasion. She moved into Downing Street in July final 12 months after Johnson received the Tory occasion management contest and went on to take cost as Prime Minister.
On Friday, Johnson posted a video message on-line, saying he’ll proceed his quarantine as he is nonetheless struggling from a temperature, certainly one of the signs of Covid-19.
He mentioned: “Although I’m feeling higher and I’ve accomplished my seven days of isolation, alas I nonetheless have certainly one of the signs, a minor symptom.
“I nonetheless have a temperature and so, in accordance with authorities recommendation, I need to proceed my self-isolation till that symptom itself goes”.
The prime minister has been main video conferences and digital Cabinet conferences from his non-public quarters, the flat above No. 11 Downing Street – historically utilized by Prime Ministers as their house subsequent door to their No. 10 workplace.
Johnson revealed his Covid-19 analysis final week when he mentioned he had examined optimistic for coronavirus after creating delicate signs however vowed to stay answerable for the nation’s fightback in opposition to the pandemic.
Meanwhile, one other 621 individuals have died of coronavirus, taking the UK dying toll to 4,934, the Department of Health mentioned after England recorded 555 extra deaths.