Poroshenko has tested positive for COVID-19 / REUTERS
Former Ukrainian president and leader of the European Solidarity Party Petro Poroshenko has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
"I've got a positive test for COVID," he said on Facebook on September 29.
He also informed he was planning to undergo treatment at home.
"In the past six years, I got used to working being sick. But this [disease] is more insidious. Much more insidious. Therefore, from today on I'm staying at home to undergo treatment," Poroshenko said.
Another prominent politician, leader of the Batkivshchyna Party, Ukrainian MP Yulia Tymoshenko, has recently recovered from the coronavirus.