The ravaging Coronavirus has attacked the wife of Canadian Prime Minister, Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, as she has reportedly tested positive.
She had just returned from Britain whose Health Minister had been infected with the virus.
“Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau was tested for COVID-19 today. The test came back positive,” the Prime Minister’s office announced 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.”
But for her husband, the statement 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.” Trudeau and his wife had announced earlier Thursday they were self-isolating while she underwent tests for the COVID-19 illness, after returning from a speaking engagement.
Gregoire-Trudeau’s symptoms, after returning from Britain, had included “a low fever late last night,” an earlier statement said. She immediately sought medical advice and testing.