PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care but is still in hospital.

In an announcement this evening Number 10 said the PM "has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery".

The statement said he also was in "extremely good spirits".

The PM was originally taken to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for Covid-19, which was announced on March 27.

He was moved to intensive care on Monday