Turkish president, first lady test positive for omicron variant of coronavirus

By Anadolu Agency

‘Thankfully, we are having a mild one,’ says Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and first lady Emine Erdogan tested positive for the omicron variant of the coronavirus.

“The results of the COVID-19 test that I had with my wife, after having mild symptoms today, were positive. Thankfully, we are going through a mild one,” Erdogan said on Twitter.

He added that they will be working from home.