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Junior Health Minister Frank Feighan tests positive for Covid-19

The Junior Health Minister Frank Feighan has tested positive for Covid-19.

Feighan was suffering from mild symptoms yesterday and today returned a positive PCR test.

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The Department of Health said in a statement: “The Department of Health can confirm that Minister of State with Responsibility for Public Health, Wellbeing, and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan TD, has received a ‘detected’ result from a PCR test for Covid-19.”

“Minister Feighan experienced mild symptoms of Covid-19 yesterday (Sunday). As per public health advice, Minister Feighan immediately self-isolated and arranged a test which has returned a ‘detected’ result.”

“Minister Feighan will continue to follow the public health advice (including working from home) and encourages anyone who experiences symptoms of Covid-19 to self-isolate and get tested straight away. You can arrange a test on http://www.hse.ie or by contacting your GP.”

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Feighan’s positive result comes after Minister Eamon Ryan returned a positive test over the weekend, before ultimately receiving a second test – which returned negative.

IMAGE – Twitter/FrankFeighan

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