Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to a statement from the office of the prime minister, although Sophie’s symptoms are mild and she is feeling better, she will remain isolated for the time being, added the reports.
Justin revealed on Thursday that after his wife exhibited mild flu-like symptoms, he would be kept in solitary confinement and will work from home. He is in good health and has no symptoms, the latest announcement stated.
Justin Trudeau tweeted on 12th March, “I have some personal news to share today. Sophie recently returned from a speaking event in the UK, and last night she was experiencing mild flu-like symptoms. She‘s feeling better, but following the advice of our doctor, she is self-isolating as we wait on COVID-19 test results. Out of an abundance of caution, I too will be self-isolating & self-monitoring until we get Sophie‘s results back. But I‘ll be busy working from home.”
Then the PM of Canada further added to the tweet and said that his wife Sophie has been tested positive for COVID-19. He tweeted, “I have some additional news to share this evening. Unfortunately, the results of Sophie’s COVID-19 test are positive. Therefore, she will be in quarantine for the time being. Her symptoms remain mild and she is taking care of herself and following the advice of our doctor.”
He then tweeted, “Tomorrow, I will be speaking with Indigenous leaders and premiers from across the country to coordinate our response to the outbreak and to talk about next steps to keep Canadians safe and limit the impact of COVID-19 on our economy.”
Meanwhile, Tom Hanks posted a health update after testing positive for coronavirus and told his fans that he and his wife Rita Wilson are doing well. He said that he and his wife are in solitary confinement and are taking care of each other.
Hanks tweeted, “Hello folks. @ritawilson and I want to thank everyone here Down Under who are taking such good care of us,” he wrote alongside a picture of him and his wife. We have Covid-19 and are in isolation so we do not spread it to anyone else, There are those for whom it could lead to a very serious illness. We are taking it one-day-at-a-time.”