Earlier Thursday it was reported that Canadian Prime Minister Justice Trudeau decided to self quarantine until his wife’s test results came back.
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau had “mild flu-like symptoms including a low fever” Wednesday night, and her symptoms have since subsided, a spokesperson said.
On Thursday evening it was reported that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for Coronavirus, according to a statement from the PM’s communications director.
“Following medical advice she will remain in isolation for the time being,” the statement said. “She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild.”
The statement added that “The Prime Minister is in good health with no symptoms. As precautionary measure and following the advice of doctors, he will be in isolation for a planned period of 14 days.”
Prime Minister Trudeau will “not be tested at this stage since he has no symptoms.”
NEW: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to statement from PM’s communications director. https://t.co/pg9V2R0GDp pic.twitter.com/6CORVnymij
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