Boris Johnson´s New Baby – level 2

05-05-2020 07:00

The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and his fiancée, Carrie Symonds, became parents. Their baby was born on Wednesday.

The couple´s spokesperson said that both Symonds and the baby are well. Johnson will probably take a short paternity leave later this year. The couple hasn´t announced the boy´s name yet. However, many people bet on Wilfred, Winston, and Alexander.

In April, Johnson was in hospital because he had COVID-19. Doctors were worried about Johnson, as he spent three days in intensive care. Johnson returned to work on Monday, and he said that he wanted to start the economy soon. However, he is worried that there could be a second coronavirus outbreak, so it is necessary to plan everything carefully.

Difficult words: fiancée (a woman who is going to get married), paternity leave (the time when a father does not go to work, and he stays at home with a baby), bet (when people guess the result of something, and they pay some money on the result), outbreak (a sudden start to something).

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