Ukraine’s president tests positive for COVID-19

Ukraine's president tests positive for COVID-19

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced on Monday he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

“The head of state is feeling well and will continue to perform his duties remotely in self-isolation,” Zelenskiy’s office said in a statement. “Despite all the quarantine measures, I also received a positive result. I have 37.5, and I wish everyone 36.6!” Zelenskiy said in a Telegram message.

The finance minister, the defense minister and Zelensky’s top aide also have tested positive for the Covid-19.

The president’s wife contracted COVID-19 in June.

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