Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Tested Positive for Coronavirus

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Canan Kevser
10 November 2020, 15:27
Canan Kevser
10 November 2020, 15:27
Володимир Зеленський

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy has tested positive for coronavirus, the presidential office said on November 9.

“Unfortunately, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has tested positive for the coronavirus infection,” his office said in a statement on Facebook.

“The head of state is feeling well and will continue to perform his duties remotely in self-isolation,” the statement said.

Minutes later, the head of the Ukrainian presidential office, Andriy Yermak, also announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

“I have a positive test for coronavirus, but I feel fine,” Yermak said on Facebook.

Ukraine has a total of 460,331 confirmed cases and 8,450 fatalities.