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First Minister Mark Drakeford isolating at home after positive Covid test

07 Nov 2022 1 minute read
Mark Drakeford picture by Ben Birchall / PA Wire.

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”.

‘Speedy recovery’

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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Crinc
Crinc
18 days ago

At which home?

Llyn
Llyn
18 days ago
Reply to  Crinc

You clearly insinuate that Mark Drakeford has more than one home. No-one needs to know the addresses but please give us a rough idea where Mark Drakeford owns a second home (not a cabin or caravan)?

Dai Rob
Dai Rob
18 days ago

Brysa wella Drakes!!!

NOT Grayham Jones
NOT Grayham Jones
18 days ago

Hardy for packing his case for Qatar

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