Boris Johnson’s spokesman denies reports by the Russian state media that the prime minister is being treated in hospital with a ventilator.
Johnson was admitted to hospital on Sunday after continuing to experience a high temperature and cough, ten days after testing positive for the coronavirus.
His spokesman said he would remain in hospital under observation, but insisted he was “comfortable.”
He refused to deny separate reports that Johnson has received oxygen treatment.
However, he labelled Russian reports that he is on a ventilator as “disinformation.”
Downing Street also refused to confirm or deny whether the prime minister is suffering from pneumonia.
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The UK government has accused Russia of spreading “disinformation” after the country’s state media reported that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated on a ventilator for the coronavirus.

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