This is how people are reacting to the news Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has coronavirus
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has now tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus.
According to the Prime Minister's Office, "She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild."
The news comes after the PMO announced on Thursday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife would be spending the day in isolation as Sophie Grégoire Trudeau was tested for COVID-19.
I have some additional news to share this evening. Unfortunately, the results of Sophie’s COVID-19 test are positive. Therefore, she will be in quarantine for the time being. Her symptoms remain mild and she is taking care of herself and following the advice of our doctor.— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 13, 2020
The PMO confirmed that Justin Trudeau "is in good health with no symptoms," but will remain in isolation for the next 14 days on the advice of doctors.
"Also on the advice of doctors, he will not be tested at this stage since he has no symptoms," the statement said. "For the same reason, doctors say there is no risk to those who have been in contact with him recently."
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau thanked Canadians for their concern.
She described her symptoms as "uncomfortable," but said that she will be back on her feet soon.
"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," she said.
"We will get through this together."
Many Canadians are sending their love and prayers to the Prime Minister and his wife.
Wishing her a speedy recovery and good health to your family.— Dr. Andrew K. 🇨🇦 (@and_drew272) March 13, 2020
And some are realizing that the most important things truly are health and family.
at times like these ,we remember what really matters in this life ..— Tracey 😍 🇨🇦 👁️🗨️#IamAwitness 🌈 ally #NoH8 (@mustangmadd) March 13, 2020
the health and well being of our fellow citizens ,our families and loved ones
Sending strength and love from my family to yours
In some ways, the coronavirus pandemic is uniting all of us — regardless of political parties.
Politics aside, hoping for the best for the PM and his family. Unfortunate situation no doubt.— Nate Power (@NatePowerOnAir) March 13, 2020
And it's making some people downright proud to be Canadian.
Outstanding leadership. What a way to calm and reassure Canadians. So proud to be Canadian. Praying for you and your family.— Jude (@drleish) March 13, 2020
Although one person pointed out that Justin Trudeau should really make paid sick leave a priority, so that the rest of Canada can self-isolate too, if necessary.
If you can work from home we should be able to, too.— Jude (@judithdont) March 13, 2020
There are currently 158 cases of coronavirus in Canada.
Ontario has 59 cases, B.C. has 53, Alberta has 23, Quebec has 17, Manitoba has 3, and Saskatchewan and New Brunswick both have one. The final case is a repatriated Canadian in Trenton, Ont.
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