Prime Minister Boris Johnson's temperature has fallen while in intensive care fighting coronavirus, according to reports.

The Tory leader was rushed to hospital earlier this week after his Covid-19 symptoms had worsened.

But according to The Times, his temperature has fallen.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has stepped in as his temporary replacement.

Speaking yesterday on Johnson's dramatic admission, he said: “I’m ­confident he’ll pull through. He will be back leading us through this crisis in short order. We know exactly what he wants from us and expects from us right now.

“I can reassure the Prime Minister, and we can reassure the public, that his team will not blink or flinch in the task ahead at this crucial moment.

Boris Johnson is fighting coronavirus in intensive care

“We will keep all of our focus and our resolve, with calm ­determination, to defeat the coronavirus.”

Messages of support for Johnson flooded in after he was rushed to hosptial.

US President Donald Trump led them, saying: "We pray for Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He's become a great friend of ours.

"He loves his country but he loves the USA and he has always been very good to us.

"Whenever we have had difficulty he has been with us and we appreciate it."

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