First Minister Mark Drakeford isolating at home after positive Covid test
Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford is self-isolating following a positive Covid test.
The Welsh Government has said Mr Drakeford is “working from home,” ITV Wales has reported.
Despite not being a legal requirement, people who test postivie for the virus should isolate while recovering.
A Welsh Government spokesperson said: “The First Minister is currently working from home after testing positive for Covid.
“Whilst not a legal requirement, it is important that anyone that does test positive isolates whilst recovering.
“We encourage everyone who is eligible to take up the offer of a Covid booster vaccination”.
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew R T Davies wished the First Minister a speedy recovery.
Posting on Twitter, he said: “Very sorry to hear that the First Minister has Covid. Wishing him a speedy recovery and I hope to be jousting with him in person very soon.”
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