Wife of Ukrainian President tests positive for coronavirus

Wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, says she tested positive for COVID-19. The President and his two children tested negative.

Arutz Sheva North America Staff ,

Volodymyr Zelensky
Volodymyr Zelensky

Olena Zelenska, wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, announced on Friday via her official social media account that she has tested positive for COVID-19.

"I feel good, but I am in outpatient treatment, isolated from other family members not to endanger them," she wrote on Instagram, according to the Xinhua news agency.

Local media said Zelensky and his two children had also been tested for the virus, and their results came back negative.

Zelenska said she does not know how she contracted coronavirus, as she had tested negative at the beginning of June, and has followed all the quarantine rules of the health ministry, including wearing masks and gloves, and minimizing her number of contacts.

She called on everyone to wear masks in public spaces.

A total of 29,753 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported in Ukraine, with 870 deaths and 13,567 recoveries.

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