BREAKING: Powerful President Tests Positive For Coronavirus (Photo)

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President is infected with a new strain of Coronavirus.

According to reports, Latvian President Egils Levits tested positive for the Coronavirus on Thursday.

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A rapid test taken by Levits on Wednesday evening after returning from a working visit to Sweden yielded a positive result.

The President is infected with the Coronavirus President Test Positive for Coronavirus

The President is infected with the Coronavirus.

According to a spokesperson, a PCR test will now be performed.

Levits’ scheduled meeting with Estonia’s new president, Alar Karis, who is in Riga for his first visit to the Baltic state, had been postponed until Thursday.

Instead, Karis is scheduled to meet with Inara Murniece, the Speaker of the Latvian Parliament.

Levites, 66, was one of the first people in Latvia to be vaccinated against the Coronavirus in February, receiving his shot on the camera to encourage his 1.9 million countrymen to do the same.

Despite his efforts, Latvia’s vaccination campaign is moving at a snail’s pace, and the infection rate has risen sharply in recent weeks.

The was forced to declare a state of emergency on Monday, which will last until January 11th.

(DPA/NAN)

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