Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau’s wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has tested positive for coronavirus. Canadian PM revelaed this through his Twitter handle on Thursday night.
According to media reports the wife of PM Trudeau shows mild symptoms of cold after she returned from the trip to Britain. Later she developed pneumonia due to the coronavirus. She pursued doctor’s help and turned out to be positive for coronavirus.
PM Justin Trudeau told the unfortunate news about his wife testing positive for global pandemic coronavirus through Twitter. He added that symptoms were mild. She was in complete isolation under the supervision of doctor.
What about Official Business after Justin Trudeau’s Wife Contracts Coronavirus
It has been reported that the Prime Minister is completely healthy as he has shown no symptoms. There was no risk for those who came in contact with him recently.
Prime Minister Trudeau will continue most of his official duties from the prime minister’s residence in Ottawa. All the meetings will be held through conference call and he will be absent from House of Commons for 14 days.
The Prime Minister Trudeau’s scheduled meetings with provincial premiers and National leaders over the two days in Ottawa have been postponed. He will speak over phone about the response of Canada to the pandemic said the prime minister’s office in a statement.
Global leaders and politicians including five senior US Republicans and Canadian Cabinet minister have been in self-isolation after the possible contact with virus.
Jagmeet Singh the Leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party tweeted about being tested positive for coronavirus and in self-isolation.
Situation in Canada regarding Coronavirus
According to local news Canada has confirmed one death and more than 100 cases in six provinces. The most populous province Ontario is closing schools amid coronavirus outbreak.
Quebec Premier Francois Legault stated in a Twitter post that the health of people was their priority, they were struggling with this situation for months. He advised everyone to protect themselves as this was the only way to protect their loved ones. He asked people to quarantine themselves for 14 days after returning from abroad.
Montreal Les Perreaux reporter of Globe and Mail shared the Quebec minister’s statement about emergency mode.
Vassy Kapelos Host at CBC News Network shared the personal message of Sophie Trudeau , Justine Trudeu’s wife.
Andrea Horwath Leader of Ontario’s Official Opposition considered that the self-isolation was a very responsible step that would help in containing epidemic