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Taoiseach tests positive for Covid hours before meeting with Joe Biden

Mar 17, 2022 08:03 By News Northern Sound
Taoiseach tests positive for Covid hours before meeting with Joe Biden Taoiseach tests positive for Covid hours before meeting with Joe Biden
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The USA trip has been thrown into chaos.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has tested positive for Covid-19.

It means his meetings with US President Joe Biden tomorrow are likely to be cancelled.

The Taoiseach tested negative on an antigen this evening but after a member of his delegation returned a positive result a PCR test was carried out.

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It said the Taoiseach was positive for Covid-19 and he was whisked away from a gala dinner in Washington DC.

It's unclear whether the entire programme of events will be cancelled.

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