Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan and his family have tested positive for  COVID-19 infection.

Pashinyan announced his infection in a self-recorded video message published on Facebook on Monday.

“My coronavirus test was positive yesterday,” he said.

He also said that his wife, journalist Anna Hakobyan  and their four children also had COVID-19.

Pashinyan said he had no visible symptoms of the virus and would be working from home.

Armenia has so far reported 9,492 cases of the coronavirus and 139 deaths.

On May 4, the country lifted a state of emergency imposed in March to slow the spread of the coronavirus.