• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Healthcare

In Pictures: From Trump's valet to Boris Johnson, when COVID-19 knocked on top political figures' doors

Updated : 2020-05-14 15:57:03

Here is a list of countries that have seen the effects of COVID-19 at the very top of the political hierarchy.

USA: President Donald Trump's military valet and Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary both tested positive for coronavirus. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
USA: President Donald Trump's military valet and Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary both tested positive for coronavirus. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent two weeks recovering from COVID-19 at Chequers, his country residence, before returning to Downing Street on April 26. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent two weeks recovering from COVID-19 at Chequers, his country residence, before returning to Downing Street on April 26. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
Russia: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday he had tested positive and was receiving treatment in hospital. Other high-profile Russians to suffer from the virus include Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Culture Minister Olga Lyubimova and Construction Minister Vladimir Yakushev. (Image: AP/Text: Reuters)
Russia: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday he had tested positive and was receiving treatment in hospital. Other high-profile Russians to suffer from the virus include Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Culture Minister Olga Lyubimova and Construction Minister Vladimir Yakushev. (Image: AP/Text: Reuters)
Canada: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 48, went into quarantine in March after his wife was diagnosed with the coronavirus. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
Canada: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 48, went into quarantine in March after his wife was diagnosed with the coronavirus. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
Brazil: President Jair Bolsonaro's spokesman tested positive, his office said on May 6, raising questions about the president's exposure to the virus. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
Brazil: President Jair Bolsonaro's spokesman tested positive, his office said on May 6, raising questions about the president's exposure to the virus. (Image: REUTERS/Text: Reuters)
Iran: Mohammad Mirmohammadi, the adviser of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, died on March 2 of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Iran: Mohammad Mirmohammadi, the adviser of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, died on March 2 of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
France: Culture minister Franck Riester had tested positive for the virus. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
France: Culture minister Franck Riester had tested positive for the virus. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Live TV
Advertisement