Sophie Grégoire was reported feeling mild flu-like symptoms and a low fever on Wednesday night. On Thursday, she was tested positive for the virus. The official statement says that the Prime Minister is in 'good health' but he will be in isolation for 14 days.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Grégoire has been tested positive for Coronavirus. She recently came to Canada from a trip to the UK where she attended the WE Day UK Charity event and concert in London on March 3. However, the Prime Minister himself hasn't shown any symptoms. According to the official statement, he is in 'good health' but he will be in isolation for 14 days.
On Wednesday night, Sophie was reported feeling mild flu-like symptoms and a low fever.
On Thursday night, Trudeau's office released a statement confirming that the 44-year-old has tested positive for the virus.
'She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild,' the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.
'First, I’d like to say a big thank you to all of you who have reached out to me asking how I’m doing. Although I’m experiencing uncomfortable symptoms of the virus, I will be back on my feet soon. Being in quarantine at home is nothing compared to other Canadian families who might be going through this and for those facing more serious health concerns.
'We will get through this situation together. Please share the facts and take your health seriously.
'I send you all my courage and warm thoughts (but only "get better" hugs from afar!)' she wrote.
He announced that the money would also help buy surgical equipment and fund research for a new vaccine.