Labour MP Jo Stevens is in hospital with Covid (Image: PA)
Labour MP Jo Stevens is being handled for coronavirus in hospital, her workforce has mentioned.
The shadow tradition secretary who represents Cardiff Central, was mentioned to have been ‘laying low’ resulting from signs of the virus for the reason that finish of December.
On Saturday, her workforce tweeted: ‘Jo has requested us to let that she is being handled in hospital for Covid. Thanks for all of your good needs we are going to give an replace after we can.’
Politicians of all stripes have wished her a speedy restoration.
Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer replied to the tweet, saying: ‘Get effectively quickly Jo, an expensive pal and colleague.’
First Minister Mark Drakeford mentioned: ‘All of our ideas and greatest needs are with Jo for a speedy restoration.
‘Thanks to Jo’s constituency workforce for persevering with to help Cardiff Central constituents at this troublesome time.’
Conservative minister Nadhim Zahawi, who’s main the Authorities’s vaccine rollout, tweeted: ‘Wishing you a speedy restoration Jo.’
Tonight’s announcement was the primary tweet from Ms Stephens’ account since December 31, when it was first revealed she was battling Covid-19.
It learn: ‘Jo has been laid low with COVID for some time so on behalf of us and Jo, Completely happy New Yr to everybody throughout #CardiffCentral.
‘Right here’s to a more healthy and higher 2021. Tonight we’ll be considering of all those that have misplaced family members to this terrible virus.’
Ms Stevens, 54, has been the MP for Cardiff Central since 2015.
Earlier than she was struck down with coronavirus, the Labour frontbencher was calling for social media firms to crack down on anti-vax misinformation.
A number of politicians have fallen ailing with Covid-19, together with Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was in intensive care in April, and Well being Secretary Matt Hancock.
Past the UK, outgoing US president Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron have additionally examined optimistic.
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