OTTAWA—Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole has tested good for COVID-19 .
His positive result Fri evening came hours right after Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet issued a declaration that he too had examined positive.
Each men will now be unable to go to next week’s throne conversation, with Blanchet required to separate until at least Sept. twenty six and O’Toole until a minimum of Oct. 1 .
O’Toole, who has been the particular Opposition leader for less than 4 weeks, was tested in Gatineau, Que., Thursday after certainly one of his staffers tested optimistic.
Bloc Quebecois Chief Yves-Francois Blanchet. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
The statement from the Conservative Celebration says O’Toole, 47, is definitely “feeling well. ”
His wife, Rebecca, and their children Mollie plus Jack, all tested harmful.
The Bloc issued a statement regarding Blanchet’s positive test previously Friday.
“He will stay in isolation from his home in Shawinigan until Sept. 26, within conformance with the instructions associated with Quebec public health, ” the Bloc said inside a statement.
“He feels perfectly well. ”
Ontario General public Health requires an individual in order to isolate for at least fourteen days after the day of their check if they have no symptoms, plus or for 14 days right after symptoms start.
Quebec’s public health guidelines say a person who exams positive but doesn’t have severe symptoms must stay remote for 10 days.
Blanchet’s wife, Nancy Deziel, tested positive for the sickness earlier this week, after shedding her sense of odor, and Blanchet said after that he would be tested like a precaution.
The particular Bloc leader was already within self-isolation, along with much of their caucus and other aides, following a staff member contracted COVID-19.