Sterling drops after UK prime minister taken to intensive care


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    April 6 (Reuters) - The British pound dropped against the
U.S. dollar on Monday after it was reported that U.K. Prime
Minister Boris Johnson has been moved into intensive care.
    Johnson's condition has worsened since being hospitalised
with persistent COVID-19 symptoms, his Downing Street office
said in a statement.*:nS8N2BU02Y
    Sterling  GBP=  dropped to $1.224, from around $1.230 before
the report. 

 (Reporting By Karen Brettell
Editing by Chris Reese)

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