Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is starting off the work week revealing he has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time this year.
On Monday morning, Trudeau said he’s following public health guidelines and isolating and urged Canadians to get vaccinated against the virus.
“I feel okay, but that’s because I got my shots,” Trudeau wrote on Twitter.
“So, if you haven’t, get vaccinated—and if you can, get boosted. Let’s protect our healthcare system, each other, and ourselves.”
I’ve tested positive for COVID-19. I’ll be following public health guidelines and isolating. I feel okay, but that’s because I got my shots. So, if you haven’t, get vaccinated – and if you can, get boosted. Let’s protect our healthcare system, each other, and ourselves.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) June 13, 2022
On January 4th, the prime minister got his booster shot, and less than a month later, he tested positive for COVID-19 on January 31st.
Last week, Trudeau was in Los Angeles, California, participating in the Ninth Summit of the Americas, where he met with several world leaders, including US President Joe Biden.
Trudeau returned to Ottawa on Saturday.
According to the Canadian government, vaccination coverage is high in Canada, with 84.92% of the population vaccinated with at least one dose.