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Fit as butcher’s dog, says Boris Johnson as he rejects talk of not fully recovering from Covid

The UK Prime Minister was seriously ill in March and admitted in intensive care after testing positive for coronavirus.

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London: Boris Johnson likened himself to a vigorous dog as a way of illustrating just how physically fit he is — following reports of concern among his Conservative Party colleagues that he has still not fully recovered from Covid-19.

“I am fitter than I was before,” the British prime minister said, when asked by the media about the rumors at the end of a speech in Exeter, southwest England. “I am fit as a butcher’s dog — thanks, basically, to losing weight.”

Johnson became seriously ill and required treatment in intensive care after testing positive for coronavirus in March. He spent about a month away from his duties at the peak of the U.K.’s outbreak. –Bloomberg

Also read: With rising Covid cases, unemployment & Brexit talks, Boris Johnson is facing a hard winter


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