Health Minister tests negative for Covid-19

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that his Covid-19 test has displayed a negative result.

He felt unwell yesterday and contacted his GP to arrange a test.

As a result the entire Cabinet, as well as acting chief medical officer Dr. Ronan Glynn, were advised to restrict their movements as a precaution while Dàil Èireann was adjoirned.

Now ministers no longer need to restrict their movements given the negative test.

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