Agriculture minister tests positive for Covid-19

Minister of Agriculture, Miroslav Toman has tested positive for Covid-19, the ministry informed on Sunday. While several ministers had already been in quarantine due to contact with infected people, Mr. Toman is the first member of the Czech government to test positive for the disease.

Last Wednesday, the Agriculture Minister attended a meeting with President Miloš Zeman at the Lány Chateau. His spokesman, Jiří Ovčáček, said that they have observed strict hygienic measures and that the president is not at risk of contracting the disease.

Author: Ruth Fraňková