Boris Johnson and fiance Carrie Symonds announce birth of baby boy after Prime Minister's coronavirus scare

BORIS Johnson's fiancee Carrie Symonds has given birth to a baby boy, the couple have announced.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds. Picture: Yui Mok/PA WirePrime Minister Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A spokeswoman for the Prime Minister and his partner said both mother and baby are ‘doing very well’ after the birth in a London hospital on Wednesday morning.

The spokeswoman said: ‘The Prime Minister and Ms Symonds are thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby boy at a London hospital earlier this morning. Both mother and baby are doing very well.

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‘The PM and Ms Symonds would like to thank the fantastic NHS maternity team.’

The birth comes after the PM returned to work on Monday following his recent coronavirus scare, which left him in intensive care.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted: ‘So thrilled for Boris and Carrie. Wonderful to have a moment of unalloyed joy!’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer tweeted: ‘Wonderful news. Many congratulations to Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds.’

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