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Coronavirus in Hertfordshire live: Five more deaths in county

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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent the night in intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.
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  • Mr Johnson was moved to the critical unit at St Thomas' Hospital on Monday evening as part of his ongoing treatment for Covid-19.
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  • He was understood to be conscious when he was moved to intensive care at about 7pm, as a precaution should he require ventilation to aid his recovery.
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  • Derek Hill, a professor of medical imaging at University College London (UCL), says Mr Johnson is "extremely sick" - with many coronavirus patients who need intensive care requiring invasive ventilation.
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  • In Hertfordshire, 870 people across the county have tested positive for coronavirus as of Monday, April 6.
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