Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was previously infected with the coronavirus, said on Thursday that he no longer has a fever and is not in pain.
“I, like many Italians, was a victim of COVID infection. The severity of this disease and the danger it poses, I have never downplayed. It has also happened to me. I no longer have a fever, I have no pain, and I want to reassure you – I feel quite well and continue to work, “the 83-year-old politician said, speaking by phone to participants of an election demonstration organized by his party” Forward, Italy ” in Genoa.
Berlusconi stressed that despite his self-isolation at his Villa in Arcore near Milan, he intends to work actively as part of the campaign to prepare for regional and partial administrative elections to be held in the Apennines on September 20-21. Also, the former Prime Minister expressed sincere gratitude to many well-known politicians who expressed solidarity with him in this situation.
Among them, he named Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, and Democratic Party leader Nicola Zingaretti, as well as the US Ambassador to Italy.