U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left a hospital as he continues to recover from Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, as recorded deaths from the illness across Britain and Northern Ireland are expected to pass the 10,000 mark.

Mr. Johnson, 55, will spend some time recovering at Chequers, the country residence of British prime ministers, as his government begins to assess when or how to ease the lockdown restrictions introduced to limit the spread of the infection.

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