Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have reportedly held a secret Covid-secure baptism for his or her four-month-old son Wilfred.
Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson was baptised in entrance of shut family and friends in a ‘stunning’ ceremony on Saturday.
The prime minister and his fiancée didn’t host a reception in a bid to ‘set an excellent instance to the general public’ throughout the pandemic.
No footage of the ‘big day’ can be launched, The Solar stories.
A supply advised the newspaper: ‘After every part Boris and Carrie have have been via this 12 months, baptising Wilfred was a really particular second.
‘They shared it with a small variety of folks and the service was easy however stunning, with plenty of tears and laughter.’
Wilfred was born on April 29 this 12 months – days after his father left intensive care following a battle with coronavirus.
Mum Carrie launched the primary image of him on Instagram days later, writing that she ‘couldn’t be happier’ and her ‘coronary heart was full’.
She has since revealed their son was named after the prime minister’s grandfather, whereas his first center identify, Lawrie, was her grandfather’s given identify.
His second center identify, Nicholas, was chosen for Dr Nick Worth and Dr Nick Hart, two medical doctors at London St Thomas’ hospital whom Mr Johnson credit with saving his life after he fell ailing.
Talking about his son for the primary time in an interview with The Solar in Might, the Tory chief was requested if he ever feared he won’t reside to see his sixth youngster.
He mentioned: ‘Properly, sure, in fact. We’ve all received lots to reside for, lots to do, and I gained’t conceal it from you, I used to be excited about that, sure.’
In an interview with LBC in July he described Wilfred as ‘a beautiful child’ who gave the household ‘a fully great time’.
Downing Road has declined to touch upon the baptism.
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