London (CNN)UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is dealing with unusually busy several months in office.
This 55-year-old and his fiancée Carrie Symonds, 32, announced the birth of their baby on Wednesday, and the spokesperson said the couple is “thrilled”.
The boy was born at a London hospital, and it was revealed that both the baby and the mother are doing very well.
“The PM and Ms Symonds would like to thank the fantastic NHS maternity team,” the spokesperson added.
Figures all over the British political spectrum congratulated them after the news emerged.
“Great to hear Downing Street is getting a new resident,” Chancellor Rishi Sunak wrote on Twitter.
Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, wrote: “On behalf of everyone in the House of Commons, may I say congratulations to the Prime Minister and Carrie Symonds on the birth of their son. Such happy news amid so much uncertainty — 2020 is certainly a year they will never forget.”
Boris came back to work on Monday, after he become the first world leader who fall ill with coronavirus in March.
Johnson spent three nights in intensive care in April, before he started feeling better.
His future wife previously said on Twitter that she was also experiencing symptoms of the virus.
This couple announced their engagement in February 2020.
Carrie has had a prominent career in politics, and she was also part of the campaign team that helped to get Boris re-elected as mayor of London back in 2012.
Johnson has four children from his previous marriage.
He is expected to take a paternity leave “at some point later in the year, but not now,” a Downing Street spokesperson revealed.
The last time a baby was born to a sitting prime minister was in 2010. David Cameron and his wife, Samantha Cameron, announced the birth of their daughter Florence.