Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has tested positive for COVID-19 this morning.
In a tweet he says he is “feeling fine” and will continue to work remotely this week, while following public health guidance.
He has been in isolation since Thursday, after one of his children tested positive for the virus.
Everyone, please get vaccinated and get boosted,” Trudeau said in his tweet.
Trudeau and his family spent the weekend in the National Capital Region, while thousands of protesters filled the downtown core calling for the removal of COVID-19 vaccine mandates and other restrictions. Many participants have expressed outrage at the prime minster and a desire to see him removed from office.
Trudeau is scheduled to deliver remarks and take questions virtually