Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson in intensive care as Trump sends prayers

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UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab to lead country through crisis while Johnson in hospital. Follow the latest updates.

British media heavyweight, Andrew Neil, whose resume includes the BBC, the Spectator, Sky News and the Sunday Times summed up the mood in London.

Normal party politics is suspended in Britain tonight. All people of good will hope for the Prime Minister’s speed recovery. He is in good NHS hands.

Good luck to @BorisJohnson and the doctors and nurses caring for him and best wishes to his family who must be sick with worry. I have often criticised him and his politics but I sincerely hope he gets through this and can return to lead the country through this crisis

A number of world leaders have tweeted their support for Johnson, including this from the French president, Emmanuel Macron.

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.

Get well soon @BorisJohnson. Thinking of you, your family and all our UK friends at this tough time.

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