March 12, 2020 / 4:13 PM / a month ago

Canadian PM chooses to self-isolate after wife shows flu symptoms -statement

OTTAWA, March 12 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie have isolated themselves after she experienced flu-like symptoms and was tested for the coronavirus, on official statement said on Thursday.

“The doctor’s advice to the Prime Minister is to continue daily activities while self-monitoring, given he is exhibiting no symptoms himself. However, out of an abundance of caution, the Prime Minister is opting to self-isolate and work from home until receiving Sophie’s results,” it said. (Reporting by David Ljunggren Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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