Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced on Monday that he has examined constructive for COVID-19, however mentioned he’s not experiencing extreme signs.
“This morning, I examined constructive for COVID-19. I’m feeling advantageous – and I’ll proceed to work remotely this week whereas following public well being pointers,” the premier mentioned on Twitter. “Everybody, please get vaccinated and get boosted.”
The announcement comes on the heels of mass protests over the weekend that noticed 1000’s of Canadian truckers shut down the capital of Ottawa, blocking streets as they protested vaccine necessities.
Trudeau, his spouse and three youngsters had been moved from their residence at Rideau cottage as a safety precaution.
As nicely, companies had been closed downtown and visitors out and in of the town was at a standstill as lots of of tractor-trailer vehicles and protesters flooded the realm. Estimates put the variety of protesters at 10,000.