Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital.

Downing Street has confirmed that he has been released from St Thomas's Hospital in central London, after being admitted last Sunday.

He will continue his recovery at Chequers, according to Sky News.

A spokesman for the Prime Minister said: "The PM has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery, at Chequers.

"On the advice of his medical team, the PM will not be immediately returning to work.

"He wishes to thank everybody at St Thomas' for the brilliant care he has received. All of his thoughts are with those affected by this illness."

This is a breaking news story. More to follow.

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