"Johnson is urgently hospitalized, he will undergo artificial lung ventilation," RIA Novosti quoted a source close to the leadership of the national healthcare system in England.

Earlier it became known that Johnson was hospitalized on the advice of the attending physician because of the persisting symptoms of the politician COVID-19.

According to the politician’s press service, the head of the British cabinet was transferred to the hospital as a precaution.

On March 27, Johnson announced that he had contracted a coronavirus.