The head of government will be in solitary confinement for two weeks.
Canadian Prime Minister Sophie Grégoire Trudeau tested positive for new coronavirus on Thursday March 13th and will be in quarantine “for an indefinite period”, while the head of government will remain in solitary confinement for two weeks.
“The Prime Minister is in good health and has no symptoms. However, as a precaution and according to the advice of doctors, he will be in solitary confinement for an expected period of 14 days”, announced the cabinet of Justin Trudeau, adding that the wife of the Prime Minister felt “well” and his symptoms remained “moderate”.
Justin Trudeau, 48, will not be tested “at this stage” and “will continue to fully assume its functions”continued his office, adding that the Prime Minister would speak to Canadians on Friday.
His services had announced in the morning that the head of government had decided to work from home while his wife “gets tested for the Covid-19”. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau had had flu symptoms since returning from a trip to London.