UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds have introduced the start of a child boy.
The pair welcomed a “wholesome child boy at a London hospital earlier this morning”, they stated in a press release.
Mom and child are stated to be doing nicely.
“The prime minister and Ms Symonds are thrilled to announce the start of a wholesome child boy at a London hospital earlier this morning. Each mom and child are doing very nicely,” a spokesperson for the couple stated.
“The PM and Ms Symonds wish to thank the incredible NHS maternity group.”
Mr Johnson, 55, and Ms Symonds, 32, introduced in March they had been anticipating a child in “early summer time”, and that they’d grow to be engaged on the finish of final 12 months.
The start comes on Mr Johnson’s second day again at work after weeks in hospital battling coronavirus.
Ms Symonds additionally suffered signs of the illness.
Mr Johnson has beforehand urged he intends to take paternity depart, though it isn’t identified if this stays the case given the coronavirus disaster.
He is not going to seem on Wednesday afternoon at Prime Minister’s Questions within the Commons.
Well being Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted: “So thrilled for Boris and Carrie. Great to have a second of unalloyed pleasure!”
Chancellor Rishi Sunak tweeted: “Nice to listen to Downing Road is getting a brand new resident. Congratulations to @BorisJohnson and @carriesymonds on the start of their son.”
Former chancellor Sajid Javid additionally took to Twitter: “Congratulations @carriesymonds @BorisJohnson. Such fantastic uplifting information!”
Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer tweeted: “Great information. Many congratulations to Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds.”
Former Conservative chief Iain Duncan Smith tweeted: “Congratulations @BorisJohnson & @carriesymonds such fantastic information! Child boy!”
— Reported with AAP