Boris Johnson’s pregnant girlfriend Carrie Symonds has symptoms of coronavirus – The Sun

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BORIS Johnson’s pregnant girlfriend Carrie Symonds revealed today that she has symptoms of coronavirus.

Despite her distance from the infected PM, the 32-year-old woman, who belongs to the high-risk category, announced that she had spent the last week in bed.

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    Carrie Symonds announced five weeks ago that she and Boris are expecting a child1
Carrie Symonds announced five weeks ago that she and Boris are expecting a childCredit: AFP or licensors

Boris Johnson tested positive for Covid-19 last Friday and went into self-isolation for a week.

He was due to leave quarantine yesterday at Downing Street, seven days after being tested positive, but announced that he had extended the period after still suffering from a high temperature.

And Mrs. Symonds, who isolated herself from her partner, has now revealed that she is concerned that she may have fallen ill with the virus.

She said: “I spent the last week in bed with the main symptoms of coronavirus.

“I didn’t need to be tested and after seven days of rest I feel stronger and I’m on the right track.

“Being pregnant with Covid-19 is obviously worrisome. “

COVID-19 AND PREGNANCY

  • Pregnant women are in the high risk category and must therefore follow the guidelines in place.
  • According to the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, there is no evidence to suggest an increased risk of miscarriage if the mother becomes ill with a coronavirus.
  • New evidence suggests that mother-to-baby transmission during pregnancy or childbirth (vertical transmission) is likely.
  • Some babies born to women with symptoms of coronavirus in China were born prematurely.
  • It is not known whether the coronavirus caused early labor or whether it was recommended that the baby be born early in order to preserve the health of the mother.
  • The UK conducts near real-time surveillance (observation) of all women who develop COVID-19 during pregnancy and their newborns, through well-established systems already used by all maternity hospitals.

On March 16, Chief Physician Chris Whitty placed pregnant women in the vulnerable group.

He told the BBC: “As for this coronavirus, this is a new disease, it has affected humans around the world for only a few months.

“We are very careful about the advice we give to pregnant women to increase their social distancing.

“We know that a range of normal infections are more serious during pregnancy and the advice we give is extremely careful. “

He added: “We recommend social distance … this is strongly recommended for pregnant women as a whole. “

Health Minister Nadine Dorries, who contracted the virus three weeks ago, spoke to social media in response to Ms. Symonds’ message.

She wrote on Twitter, “I have spoken regularly to @carriesymonds.

“She presented and went through the classic signs and symptoms that most people experience with # COVID19.

“It is recovering and getting stronger day by day. #InThisTogether. “

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Carrie and Boris shared their baby five weeks ago and are expected to get married in the summer.

On Instagram, Ms. Symonds shared an intimate snapshot of her and Boris and wrote, “I wouldn’t normally post this stuff here, but I wanted my friends to tell me.

“Many of you already know, but for my friends who still don’t know, we got engaged at the end of last year … and we have a baby hatching at the start of summer. “

Boris revealed on Friday that he is still self-isolating after continuing to suffer from Covid-19 symptoms.

In a video he shared, he said, “Although I feel better and have done my seven days of isolation, alas I still have one symptom, a minor symptom – I always a temperature.

“So, following government advice, I must continue my self-isolation until this symptom subsides. “

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Concerns about Carrie’s coronavirus arise as 708 more people died in Britain today on the deadliest day, bringing the total to 4,353.

NHS England has confirmed that there have been 637 hospital deaths in 24 hours, including the young child, who had underlying health conditions.

New figures from the Department of Health show that cases today have increased by 3,735 – less than yesterday’s increase of 4,450 – suggesting that the “curve” may flatten out.

Those who were positive for Covid-19 had increased on average by around 17% per day, but this is the first time that there has been a drop in the infection rate today.

In Scotland, another 46 people died, bringing the total number of deaths to 218.

Wales reported 13 more deaths – with a total of 154 deaths.

In Northern Ireland, there were eight other deaths – bringing the total to 56.

The Ministry of Health has revealed that the number of tests in progress has actually decreased since yesterday despite promises by the government to increase it.

Yesterday 11,764 tests were carried out yesterday in England – but today only 10,984 tests were carried out, under the capacity of 12,799 per day.

    Symonds and Johnson to exchange vows this summer
Symonds and Johnson to exchange vows this summer

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