Wife of Canadian Prime Minister Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister’s Office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested for COVID-19.

Following medical advice, the prime minister’s wife is remaining in isolation for the time being.

The Prime minister’s office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions, and her symptoms remain mild.

The Prime minister’s office also added that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 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.

The prime minister’s office statement also included a message from the PM’s wife herself, thanking everyone who has reached out to her with questions about her health.

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau words of hope

“Although I’m experiencing uncomfortable symptoms of the virus, I will be back on my feet soon,” she says in the message.

“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.”

Wife of Canadian Prime Minister Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

Sophie’s message contained encouragement: “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!).”

“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.”

Sophie’s message contained encouragement: “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!).”

“As a precautionary measure and following the advice of doctors, he will be in isolation for a planned period of 14 days,” the PMO said.

“Also, on the advice of doctors, he will not be tested at this stage since he has no symptoms. For the same reason, doctors say there is no risk to those who have been in contact with him recently.”

Trudeau plans to address the country on Friday: “The Prime Minister will continue to assume his duties fully and will address Canadians tomorrow.”

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