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Wife Of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The office of the prime minister said Thursday that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau had begun experiencing a low-grade fever and other mild flu-like symptoms, prompting the test.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, at the Victoria Airport in 2016. Grégoire Trudeau has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the prime minister's office said Thursday. Source: Chris Jackson

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile individuals to become infected with the potentially deadly pathogen.

In a statement on Thursday, the office of the prime minister said Grégoire Trudeau had begun experiencing a low-grade fever and other mild flu-like symptoms the previous day and was subsequently tested.

"The test came back positive," it said.

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