"Unfortunately, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has a positive test for coronavirus infection Covid-19. The head of state is feeling well and will continue to perform his duties remotely in self-isolation," the statement said.
The head of the President's office, his deputies, and office workers take PCR tests on a regular basis.
As we reported earlier, Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry would impose the weekend quarantine next week - because of the rapid spread of Covid-19. The restrictions would become active on November 14 and 15.
Today, Ukraine officially moved to the second stage of responding to coronavirus infection.
"I would like to emphasize once again that all scheduled surgeries and scheduled hospitalizations are prohibited in our hospitals starting from Monday. Hospitals will accept only urgent patients and patients with coronavirus disease. The situation is extremely tense at this moment," Ukraine's Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko stated.