Italy's former PM Berlusconi tests positive for coronavirus

ROME, Sept 2- Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently in isolation at home, his staff said in a statement on Wednesday.

ROME, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Italy’s former Prime Minister

Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for coronavirus and is

currently in isolation at home, his staff said in a statement on

Wednesday.

Berlusconi, 83, will continue working from his house inArcore, near Milan, the statement said, and will contribute tothe electoral campaigns of candidates from his Forza Italiaparty at local elections scheduled for September.

(Reporting by Angelo Amante; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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