British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is out of the hospital.  He had been admitted to the intensive care unit after experiencing persistent COVID-19 symptoms.  He had needed oxygen but was never placed on a ventilator.  He thanked the National Health Service for “saving his life”.

There have been 9,875 deaths from COVID-19 in the United Kingdom and nearly 79,000 people have tested positive.

Johnson is resting at Chequers, the country residence of the prime minister.