New Delhi: Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in his first detailed account about his illness, has revealed that the fight against COVID-19 was not exactly easy. He was aware that the doctors who were treating him had contingency plans, had something unfortunate happened. Also Read - Coronavirus: Should Delhi Hospitals be Reserved For Residents Only? 40% For, 60% Against CM Arvind Kejriwal's Idea
“It was a tough old moment, I won’t deny it,” he was quoted as saying by the Sun on Sunday newspaper in an interview. “They had a strategy to deal with a ‘death of Stalin’-type scenario. Also Read - Mohammed Shami Confident of Getting Reverse Swing Despite Saliva Ban in Cricket Due to COVID-19
“I was not in particularly brilliant shape and I was aware there were contingency plans in place. The doctors had all sorts of arrangements for what to do if things went badly wrong.” Also Read - Coronavirus: With 2,287 New Cases Maharashtra at 72,300; Gujarat Reaches 17,632 With 415 Fresh Cases
On March 27, the 55-year-old PM announced that he had shown mild symptoms and went under self-isolation. But his symptoms didn’t subside and he was taken to hospital and was critical for a few days.
Now that he is back to work and has also become a father he can’t thank the doctors enough. Even his son has been named after the grandfathers and the hospital doctors.
The newborn has been named Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson — Wilfred after Boris’ grandfather, Lawrie after Symond’s grandfather, Nicholas after Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart who treated Boris Johnson.