Published November 4, 2020
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has had to quarantine following the infection of an employee at Bessastaðir, according to Indicator. He must be in solitary confinement until November 9. This was stated in an official statement from the President’s Office.
According to the announcement, the employee has very few symptoms and the president has not shown any symptoms of coronary heart disease either.
In an interview with Fréttablaðið, Presidential Secretary Örnólfur Thorsson confirmed that three employees at Bessastaðir would need to be quarantined due to the infection, but that the president’s family does not need to be quarantined at this time.
“The president does not let samples be taken unless he shows symptoms. According to the limitations of a pandemic, it will be tested after it has completed quarantine, “says Örnólfur.
Source: The Nordic Page