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Many Britons saw the trip as a clear breach of the government's national "stay at home" order.
Calls were made to sack Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he traveled 400 km to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms.
Johnson, due to make a televised address at 1800 GMT, is expected to announce a limited easing of restrictions, such as encouraging those who cannot work from home to return to their offices and factories.
Some countries and U.S. states are starting to ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions and focus on fixing their battered economies.
The statement — made Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, the now stand-in for PM Boris Johnson — came amid calls to see government plans on how to ease their COVID-19 lockdown.
The number of deaths officially attributed to the new coronavirus has topped 200,000 globally, a figure widely believed to understate the actual total.
Johnson was taken to St Thomas's Hospital in central London suffering from COVID-19 symptoms on April 5, and spent April 6-9 in intensive care.
In an interview with Television New Zealand that aired Thursday, Jenny McGee said the staff treated Johnson as just another patient.
Britain was slower than many other European countries to impose mandatory restrictions on business and daily life to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Johnson's office says he left St. Thomas' Hospital and will continue his COVID-19 recovery at Chequers, the prime minister's country house.
The world celebrated Easter at a distance on Sunday, with most churches closed and family gatherings cancelled amid wide-ranging coronavirus shutdowns.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is making very good progress in his recovery from COVID-19, his office said on Saturday, as his health minister said the peak of the outbreak in Britain had not yet been reached.
“He has to take time,” Stanley Johnson told the BBC.
An update on the prime minister's condition is expected later Thursday.
A spike in deaths in Britain and New York and surges of reported new infections in Japan and in India’s congested cities make it clear that the battle is far from over.
The country’s confirmed coronavirus death toll reached 6,159 as of Tuesday, an increase of 786 from 24 hours earlier. That was the biggest daily leap to date, although the deaths reported Tuesday occurred over several days.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care Tuesday fighting the coronavirus, while authorities in New York and elsewhere in Europe hoped that an apparent plateau of deaths and new hospitalizations signaled that key epicenters in th...
Johnson, 55, first announced he was diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, on March 27.
The United States and Britain braced for one of their darkest weeks in living memory on Monday as the social and financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic deepened.
Johnson was admitted to hospital on Sunday in what his office said was a "precautionary step" after testing positive 10 days ago and still suffering from a high temperature.