Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife, has joined the list of those who have tested positive for the deadly bug.
Liberal Leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waves alongside his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau after delivering his victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada | Photo: Getty Images
"Following medical recommendations, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau was tested for COVID-19 today. The test came back positive."
The statement added that although Sophie was feeling better, she would remain in isolation until further notice.
Justin and Sophie got married in 2005 and subsequently welcomed their three children – Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien.
CNN further conveyed that the 44-year-old had come down with minor flu-like symptoms on March 11 soon after she attended a speaking engagement in the UK.
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau on stage during WE Day UK 2020 at The SSE Arena, Wembley on March 04, 2020 in London, England | Photo: Getty Images
Soon after she was confirmed as a carrier of the virus, health officials began reaching out to those that had come in contact with her. Sophie's husband had also been placed in isolation for 14 days as a "precautionary measure."
CNN also added that the Prime Minister's wife had extended her regards to people who had shown her love and support during this period.
As worrying as the situation is, Sophie isn't the only prominent figure who has contracted the disease in recent times.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson speak during the EIF's Women's Cancer Research Fund on March 1, 2006 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California | Photo: Getty Images
According to Insider, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson had announced that they tested positive to the virus while they were in Australia.
Utah Jazz teammates, Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, have also tested positive. The duo's diagnosis prompted the NBA to hold off on any other games for the rest of its season.
Meanwhile, Biography shared that Justin and Sophie got married in 2005 and subsequently welcomed their three children – Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accompanied by his wife Sophie Gregoire and his children in advance of casting his ballot on election day on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada | Photo: Getty Images
In 2014, the Prime Minister made his memoir "Common Ground," in which he shared his experiences as the son of a prime minister, available to the public.