The Labour Member of Parliament for Rochdale, Mr Tony Lloyd (70), has been taken to hospital in Manchester after being diagnosed with the COVID-19.
Colum Eastwoord said on twitter: “Wishing my good friend @tony4rochdale Tony Lloyd a full and fast recovery.”
While Hannah Miller posted on twitter: “Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd has been hospitalised in Manchester Royal Infirmary with coronavirus. Labour Party say ‘he is stable and responding to the treatment and dedicated care that he is receiving from the brilliant doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff.”
In other news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will remain in hospital today for observation.
The Prime Minister is said to be in St Thomas’s hospital, and according to reports he is “in good spirits” and had a “comfortable night”.
The Prime Minister will still remain in charge although Dominic Raab was in charge of the daily COVID-19 meeting today, and he shall continue being in charge of the COVID-19 meetings while the PM is absent.
Mr Raab decided to work from the Foreign Office rather than Downing Street. On Tuesday there will be no Cabinet meeting but the daily COVID-19 update meeting will replace it.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to the hospital by a private car on Sunday evening, this is the Prime Minister’s first visit to the hospital since being diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus.
Article submitted by Chante, Structured, Edited And Corrected By Charles Watson