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Since the breakout of coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan City, China in late 2019 leading to a disruptions of people‘s day to day lives, supply chain of products, huge losses in both national and international businesses, cancellation or carrying forward of sports and tournaments, disruption of celebrations such as religious and festive events and many more but more painfully, loss of millions of lives globally.
As everyone keeps worrying of how to avoid contracting the disease, whether they or their loved ones would battle the virus away, the top world leaders are not left out. Below is a list of world political figures who have tested positive.
The UK Prime Minister was the very first major political figure to test positive for this virus in March 27, 2010. The PM was moved to ICU after growing worse several hours after being admitted for what was described as routine tests.
Boris Johnson couldn’t hide his joy and gratitude to the health practitioners who worked to bring him back in good health knowing well that his life had been hanging on the line.
On July, 2020, the Brazilian president tested COVID positive after months of assuming the seriousness of the virus calling it a “little flu”, and always in contempt of the control measures for the spread of the virus such as social distancing and having masks on.
Donald and Melania Trump.
The former US president on October 2, 2020 announced on Twitter that he and the former first lady were in isolation as per the COVID spread control measures after contracting the virus.
This came months after Trump, as the then president of the US, had faced several accusations of downplaying the virus despite the fact that is was claiming many American lives.
Trump was admitted for three days receiving treatment and thereafter returned to the White House.
The French president tested positive for the virus on December 17, 2020. Proceeded to self-isolate at the Versailles, on the outskirts of Paris, French Capital.
Juan Orlando Hernandez
The Honduras president in June, 2020 made it public that he had tested positive for the virus together with two other very close colleagues.
He further stated that he had started the experimental “MAIZ” treatment. This is a combination of microdacyn, azithromycin, ivermectin and zinc. He was discharged after being hospitalized shortly.
Charles the Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne confirmed to be COVID positive on March 25.
The list above just represents a portion of the entire list which is quite long and still includes others like; Silvio Berlusconi Italy’s former Prime Minister, Monaco’s Prince Albert, Nikol Pashinyan the Armenian Prime minister and several others.