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Canada PM Justin Trudeau's wife tests positive for coronavirus

Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
March 13, 2020 10:02 IST
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophia Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for coronavirus after she showed flu-like symptoms upon return from the United Kingdom, according to local media.

IMAGE: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Photograph: Reuters

Trudeau himself, who has been in voluntary self-quarantine, is said to be "in good health," reported RT.

Sophie's tested positive on Thursday night, according to Trudeau's office.

 

A statement put out by the prime minister's office said that Sophie will "remain in isolation for the time being."

"Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau was tested for COVID-19 today. The test came back positive," the prime minister's office said in a statement.

"Following medical advice, she will remain in isolation for the time being. She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild," it said.

"The prime minister is in good health with no symptoms. As a precautionary measure and following the advice of doctors, he will be in isolation for a planned period of 14 days," but will not be tested.

"The prime minister will continue to fully assume his duties and will address Canadians tomorrow," the statement added.

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Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
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