British Prime Minister Boris Johnson left the hospital on Sunday after a week of treatment following a bout with coronavirus.

His spokesman said: “The PM has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery, at Chequers,” the prime minister’s country house.

“On the advice of his medical team, the PM will not be immediately returning to work. He wishes to thank everybody at St Thomas’ [Hospital] for the brilliant care he has received.

“All of his thoughts are with those affected by this illness.”

Yesterday local media reported that Johnson paid tribute to National Health Service staff who looked after him, saying: “I

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