UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsons spends 2nd day in ICU

He has received well wishes from President Trump to Prince William and Queen Elizabeth as he gets treatment for COVID-19.
1:17 | 04/08/20

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Transcript for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsons spends 2nd day in ICU
Martha, thank you. And we continue to monitor reports out of the uk this evening. The prime minister still in intensive care, being treated with oxygen. Here's Ian Pannell. Reporter: Tonight, Boris Johnson remains in intensive care for a second night. And Britain must fight the coronavirus without its leader. He remains stable overnight. He's receiving standard oxygen treatment and breathing without any assistance. Reporter: Hospital staff led global get well wishes for Britain's prime minister. Prince William tweeting that he hopes for a speedy recovery. President trump saying Americans will pray for him. Johnson's former communications chief will Walden spoke with his friend just last week, telling ABC news Boris is a fighter. How hard is this personally to have to go through this in such a public manner? Look, I think it'll be very tough for him, not least because he's a reluctant patient. He doesn't wear illness very well. Reporter: Today the queen sending a message of support to Johnson's pregnant fiancee and his family. David, health officials know the conditions of coronavirus can persist and get worse. That's why they're being cautious, but optimistic for a full recovery. Ian, thank you.

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