Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tested positive for COVID-19, and will work remotely this week.
Mr. Trudeau first confirmed the test result on Twitter on Monday morning. He said he is feeling fine.
He also encouraged Canadians to get vaccinated and boosted. The Prime Minister has received three doses himself.
The Prime Minister later told a news conference that two of his children have now contracted the virus.
Last week, Mr. Trudeau told The Canadian Press that he would be isolating after one of his children received a positive test result.
“This virus affects us all,” he said Monday, adding that he has no symptoms.
“It’s a challenge that my family and I are facing, but there is nothing unusual or special about it. It’s a challenge too many Canadians and people around the world know all too well.”
Mr. Trudeau intends to participate virtually in proceedings in the House of Commons, including on Monday evening where he will address the situation unfolding in Ukraine.
Work in the chamber resumes Monday following a six-week break over the holidays.
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