Nov. 12 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was hospitalized Thursday, just a few days after he examined constructive for COVID-19, his workplace mentioned.
Spokeswoman Iuliia Mendel mentioned Zelensky obtained the prognosis earlier this week.
Officers mentioned docs admitted Zelensky and his chief of employees Andriy Yermak, who additionally examined constructive for the coronavirus.
Mendel mentioned each males have displayed delicate signs to this point.
Zelensky and Yermak aren’t the one Ukrainian officers who’ve been sickened by the virus.
Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Dmytro Razumkov has additionally mentioned he examined constructive.
“I’ve acquired a constructive check end result. I really feel high quality, I hope it’ll proceed to be so,” he wrote in a Fb put up.
“I will likely be self-isolating and dealing remotely. Observe quarantine restrictions and care for your self and your family members. I sincerely want you all good well being.”
Zelensky grew to become a broadly identified determine final 12 months in the course of the impeachment proceedings in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump. A congressional investigation scrutinized a telephone name between the 2 leaders in July 2019, throughout which Trump had requested Zelensky to publicly announce Ukraine was investigating Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Trump was accused of withholding navy support to Ukraine in trade for the political favor. Zelensky did not announce any investigation of Biden, who’s now president-elect of the USA, associated to his son Hunter’s time with a Ukrainian fuel firm.