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Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole tests positive for COVID-19

Last Updated Sep 18, 2020 at 9:32 pm MST

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds his first news conference as leader on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Aug. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) — Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the party.

O’Toole and his family had been tested Thursday and he remains in self-isolation.

In a statement, he says his wife and children tested negative.

He says he is feeling well.

Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-François Blanchet has also tested positive for COVID-19. He also says he is feeling well and will stay in isolation until Sept. 26.

-With files from the Canadian Press