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Toronto’s top doctor tests positive for COVID-19

Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto attends a news conference in Toronto, on Monday, January 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Toronto’s chief medical officer of health says she has tested positive for COVID-19.

Dr. Eileen de Villa tweeted Wednesday morning about contracting the virus.

She said she is following all public health guidelines and is resting at home.

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“I feel relatively well & owe that to keeping up to date with my COVID-19 vaccines,” de Villa tweeted. “If you haven’t already, get your next eligible dose to protect you, your [loved] ones & community.”

The news comes as other public figures such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he tested positive for the virus on Monday.

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