Cardiff Central MP tweets her appreciation after being released from hospital following coronavirus treatment
Coronavirus – most recent changes
See all our coverage of coronaviruses
Labour MP Jo Stevens expressed her appreciation to the NHS staff who looked after her after she returned home after receiving coronavirus treatment at the hospital.
“can’t begin to describe my gratitude to the wonderful people who cared for me at the hospital,”can’t start expressing my gratitude to the wonderful people who cared for me at the hospital,”truly exceptional. “truly outstanding.”very different situation”very different situation. Her discharge comes in a crucial week for hospitals, as estimates show that over 1,000 deaths from the virus have been confirmed in the last 24 hours. I can’t begin to express my appreciation for the great people in the hospital who took care of me. They are truly extraordinary. I feel so fortunate to be back home, knowing that it was a very different situation for so many people. Jo Stevens (@JoStevensLabour) January 6, 2021
“On New Year’s Eve, the MP for Cardiff Central was told that she had been “laid up with Covid for a while.” Her team announced three days later that she had been hospitalized, sparking an outpouring of support. On Tuesday, her team tweeted that her condition had improved, writing, “Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer expressed delight in a tweet on Wednesday night that his shadow culture secretary had r r r. He also thanked the NHS. So happy @JoStevensLabour, our dear friend & colleague, is out of the hospital & back home. Thanks to #NHS & fast full recovery, January 6, 20211 Jo.-Keir Starmer (@Keir Starmer)
Stevens, 54, is the fourth MP known to have been admitted to the Covid hospital.
Labour MPs Yasmin Qureshi and Tony Lloyd have also been hospitalized, in addition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was admitted to intensive care in April.
In an induced coma, Lloyd spent 10 days on a ventilator.