Government of the United Kingdom

UK minister quits over Cummings lockdown trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was hit by its first resignation on May 26 over the controversy surrounding top aide Dominic Cummings' cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown.    

Undermining attempts by ministers to try and move on from the crisis which has dominated British politics for days, Douglas Ross, a minister for Scotland, quit in protest.    

Dominic Raab leads Britain as Boris Johnson’s condition worsens, taken to ICU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated for worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, with his foreign minister deputizing for him as the nation tackles the COVID-19 crisis.Johnson, 55, was admitted to St Thomas' Hospital in central London late on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms, including a high temperature, for more than 10 days

British PM Johnson still in hospital with persistent coronavirus symptoms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still in hospital on April 6 suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, although Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government.

"The PM is still at hospital," a British government source said. "He spent the night in hospital."

Accusations from Great Britain: China has concealed coronavirus data

UK Minister Michael Gove has accused China of concealing real data regarding the spread of coronavirus, Sputnik reports.
"The first case of the virus was registered in China in December last year, but reports from China were incomplete even then, with no clear indication of the origin and how contagious it was", Gove said.

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