Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has COVID-19 — again. In a tweet on Monday morning, Trudeau announced he has again tested positive for the virus and is isolating, but said he felt “OK.” Trudeau previously tested positive for COVID-19 in January as the Omicron variant surge sent case counts across the country soaring to new highs.
He is triple vaccinated. Read more: Omicron COVID-19 variant likely to re-infect ‘over and over again,’ experts say Recurring infection from COVID-19 has become more common over recent months as a result of Omicron and the more recent sub-variant, BA.2.
Both are immune-evasive, meaning the virus has developed enough mutations to escape some of the immune response gained from vaccination.