March 13, 2020 / 2:19 AM / 23 days ago

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie tests positive for coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau leave Rideau Hall after asking Governor General Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament, and mark the start of a federal election campaign in Canada, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle/File Photo

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

The prime minister is in good health with no symptoms, the spokesman said bit.ly/2W8iwLl in a statement on Twitter.

Justin 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.

(This story corrects typographical error in lead paragraph.)

Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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