News of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson being admitted to an intensive care unit drew messages of support from leaders across the world Monday.
The UK leader’s symptoms worsened a day after he was admitted to hospital for persistent COVID-19 symptoms
Malta’s President George Vella wished the British Prime Minister a speedy recovery
Wishing PM Boris Johnson a speedy and complete recovery back to normal health.
— George Vella (@presidentmt) April 6, 2020
A support message was also sent by Malta’s Prime Minister Robert Abela
Wishing a speedy recovery to #british 🇬🇧prime minister @borisjohnson who has just been admitted to intensive care. – RA
— Robert Abela (@RobertAbela_MT) April 6, 2020
The leader of the Nationalist Party Adrian Delia also sent his well wishes to the British Prime Minister.
I was saddened to hear that Prime Minister @BorisJohnson was moved to intensive care this evening. Our thoughts and prayers are with him.
— Adrian Delia (@adriandeliapn) April 6, 2020
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and the EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, all wished Johnson well via Twitter.
My thoughts are with Prime Minister @BorisJohnson and his family this evening. I wish him a speedy and full recovery.
— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) April 6, 2020
“My thoughts are with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his family this evening. I wish him a speedy and full recovery,” von der Leyen wrote.
Barnier, who is also recovering from a positive coronavirus test result wished the UK prime minister “a speedy recovery.”
French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his “full support to Boris Johnson, his family and the British people at this difficult time,” after the UK prime minister was admitted into intensive care for coronavirus.
I send all my support to Boris Johnson, to his family and to the British people at this difficult moment. I wish him a speedy recovery at this testing time.
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) April 6, 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel shared a photo of the two. Government spokesman Steffe Seibert tweeted that Merkel wished Johnson “much strength and a speedy recovery and hopes that he can leave hospital soon.”
Kanzlerin #Merkel wünscht dem britischen PM @BorisJohnson viel Kraft und gute Besserung und hofft, dass er das Krankenhaus bald wieder verlassen kann.
Chancellor #Merkel wishes @BorisJohnson much strength and a speedy recovery and hopes that he can leave hospital soon. pic.twitter.com/kjcNsVUwsM
— Steffen Seibert (@RegSprecher) April 6, 2020
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted his support.
“Hang in there, Prime Minister @BorisJohnson! Hope to see you out of hospital and in perfect health very soon.”
Hang in there, Prime Minister @BorisJohnson! Hope to see you out of hospital and in perfect health very soon.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 6, 2020