The Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has been diagnosed with coronavirus Covid-19.
In a statement posted to Twitter Dutton announced that he tested positive to Covid-19 after waking up this morning with a temperature and a sore throat.
The Minister is currently in hospital but says he feels fine and will provide an update soon.
Read the statement below:
Elsewhere, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has also tested positive to the virus.
Updated at 6:02pm AEDT on 13 March 2020.
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