Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has tested positive for coronavirus, and his wife Emine has also been diagnosed with covid.
According to Erdogan on Twitter, this is the Omicron strain, and the disease is mild:
Today, our Covid-19 test, which my wife and I did after mild symptoms, came back positive. Fortunately, we are dealing with a mild disease, which, as we have learned, concerns the Omicron variant. We stand. We will continue our work from home. We are waiting for your prayers.