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Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19

Last Updated Mar 12, 2020 at 9:00 pm MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau arrive at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept.11, 2019. Trudeau and his wife are in self-isolation over COVID-19 concerns, which has forced the cancellation of an in-person meeting of Canada's first ministers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister’s Office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for COVID-19.

Following medical advice, the prime minister’s wife is remaining in isolation for the time being.

The PMO says she is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild.

The PMO says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in good health with no symptoms.

As a precautionary measure and following the advice of doctors, he will be in isolation for a planned period of 14 days.