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The wife of Ukraine’s president has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus.
It was announced last week that Olena Zelensky, 42, had tested positive for Covid-19 but that her husband Volodymyr and two children had not.
It was confirmed this morning that Mrs Zelensky had been moved to a hospital where she is said to be in a stable condition and not requiring supplementary oxygen.
“The president’s wife is in isolation [and] doctors are observing her,” the presidential office said in a statement.
The number of new Covid-19 cases in Ukraine has been rising for the past week after most quarantine restrictions were eased.