PM monitoring health after attending conference where participant tested positive for COVID-19 – CTV News

March 11, 2020

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not been tested for COVID-19 after speaking at an international mining conference attended by an infected man.

Trudeau told a press conference March 11, where he announced $1 billion in funds to combat COVID-19, that he has not been tested for the disease.

“I am following Dr. Tam’s (head of Public Health Agency of Canada) recommendations in order to keep myself and my family safe,” Trudeau said.

Ontario Public Health officials have confirmed a positive case of the new coronavirus in a Sudbury, Ont. man in his 50s who was experiencing coughing and shortness of breath.

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