Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tests positive for COVID-19

Zelensky, who is Jewish, made the announcement Monday on Twitter, adding that he is feeling well and continuing to work in confinement.

Ukrainian President Vlodymyr Zelensky, right, meets with rabbis in Kyiv, May 6, 2019 (photo credit: COURTESY OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF KHARKOV)
Ukrainian President Vlodymyr Zelensky, right, meets with rabbis in Kyiv, May 6, 2019
(photo credit: COURTESY OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF KHARKOV)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Zelensky, who is Jewish, made the announcement Monday on Twitter, adding that he is feeling well and continuing to work in confinement.
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!
 
“There are no lucky people for whom #COVID19 does not pose a threat,” Zelensky wrote. “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!”
Zelensky, 42, is among a number of world leaders who have contracted the virus, including President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.