Irish cabinet self-isolates, Health min feels unwell

16 September 2020
2020-09-16 11:26

Ireland’s entire Cabinet is self-isolating and parliament has been suspended after the health minister reported feeling unwell. Speaker Sean O Fearghail made the announcement on Tuesday.

Irish broadcaster RTE reported that Health Minister Stephen Donnelly had contacted his doctor for a coronavirus test. Donnelly had taken part in a cabinet meeting and attended a press conference announcing the Irish government’s latest plans to reopen the country’s economic and social life. Ireland had 357 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, with the majority reported in Dublin.

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