Canada PM Justin Trudeau's wife tests positive for coronavirus

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Mr Trudeau is not currently showing any symptoms of coronavirus.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Mr Trudeau is not currently showing any symptoms of coronavirus.PHOTO: AFP

OTTAWA (REUTERS) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for the new coronavirus, a spokesman for the prime minister said.

The prime minister is in good health with no symptoms, the spokesman said in a statement on Twitter late on Thursday (March 12).

Mr Trudeau’s wife will be in isolation for the moment, while the prime minister will be in self-isolation for 14 days, according to the statement.