Boris Johnson was first diagnosed with coronavirus 11 days ago. His fiancé Carrie Symonds, who is pregnant with his child, is currently self-isolating at the couple’s home in South London. The father-to-be is due to welcome the new addition in the summer, but how many children does he already have and who are they?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital on Sunday on the advice of his doctor.
Upon his arrival, he was struggling to breathe and given oxygen.
However, his condition worsened on Monday and at 7pm the decision was taken to move him to the intensive care unit.
Mr Johnson then requested Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise for him “where necessary”.
Reports suggest the PM’s condition has not changed overnight, but an official update is expected later on Tuesday.
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Mr Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds are the first unmarried couple to live at Downing Street together.
The couple are engaged and expecting their first child in early summer.
Currency, Ms Symonds is self-isolating in her home in South London.
On Saturday she tweeted: “I’ve spent the past week in bed with the main symptoms of Coronavirus.
“I haven’t needed to be tested and, after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and I’m on the mend.”
But how many children does Boris Johnson have?
Boris Johnson has been married twice, divorcing his second wife barrister Marina Wheeler last year.
The couple separated in 2018, after which time Mr Johnson began dating Ms Symonds.
Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler had four children together: Lara, 26, Milo, 24, Cassia, 22, and Theodore, 20.
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Lara Lettice is the eldest of Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler’s children.
She is a writer, editor and broadcaster who studied Latin at Prince William’s alma mater St Andrews University.
At the time of her parents’ split, the Sun reported that Lara called her dad a “selfish b*stard”.
She reportedly said: “Mum is finished with him. She will never take him back now.”
Mr Johnson’s second child is Milo Arthur.
Milo is said to be a keen sportsman and attended Westminster School before attending London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.
He can speak Arabic, Russian and French.
Cassia Peaches, 22, is the former couple’s third child, who like her father and sister is also a writer.
She was the student editor of the Highgate School alumni magazine Cholmelian.
The youngest of Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler’s children is Theodore Apollo.
Theo, 20, attended Cambridge University, the rival of his father’s former university Oxford.
Boris also has another daughter, Stephanie, who was born in 2009.
Stephanie is the product of an affair with art consultant Helen Macintyre.
Mr Johnson has previously denied paternity and his name was not on Stephanie’s birth certificate.
However, his relations were revealed after a 2013 court battle in which he sought an injunction to prevent her existence being reported.
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