“We’re going to get through this.” That was the message that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau wanted to share with Canadians on Saturday evening. Confirming that she’d officially recovered from COVID-19, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau shared an emotional message on social media, urging people to stay home, and reassuring them that things were going to be okay.
On March 12, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, had been diagnosed with COVID-19, after returning from a trip to the U.K.
After displaying flu-like symptoms, and self-isolating for two weeks, Grégoire Trudeau has confirmed on social media that she is feeling much better.
On Saturday evening, she told her Facebook followers, “I wanted to give you all an update: I am feeling so much better and have received the all clear from my physician and Ottawa Public Health.”
Thanking all of the people who reached out to her and sent well-wishes, she acknowledged that these are “challenging times,” adding, “I know it’s not easy to be alone.”
However, Grégoire Trudeau noted that it was important to continue to follow government health advice, including social distancing, in order to help control the spread of the virus.
“We’re going to get through this, my courageous friends and fellow Canadians, and we’re going to get through it together,” she concluded.
In her message, Grégoire Trudeau drew attention to all of the individuals and businesses that are going above-and-beyond in the fight against COVID-19 in Canada.
"This is what the world needs right now – and so many Canadians are doing that” she said.
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While the Prime Minister has not reported having any symptoms of the disease, he has also been staying at home in Ottawa, and has been conducting all official business directly from the cottage.
Speaking on Saturday, PM Trudeau confirmed that while their 14-day quarantine period has now ended, his family would continue to practice social distancing and stay at home.
As of March 28, there were 5,425 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada.
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