Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on social media on Monday he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Through his posts on Facebook and Twitter, Zelenksy said that “There are no lucky people for whom COVID-19 does not pose a threat. Despite all the quarantine measures, I received a positive test.”
The Ukrainian President added that he is feeling “good” and taking vitamin supplements, while he will be working from home, in self-isolation.
“I will overcome COVID-19 as most people do. It’s gonna be fine!” Zelensky’s post reads.
Shortly after his announcement, his chief of staff, Andriy Yermak, announced that he had contracted the virus as well.
There are no lucky people for whom #COVID19 does not pose a threat. Despite all the quarantine measures, I received a positive test. I feel good & take a lot of vitamins. Promise to isolate myself, but keep working. I will overcome COVID19 as most people do. It’s gonna be fine!
— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) November 9, 2020