Minister Maláčová contracts Covid-19

The Czech minister of labour and social affairs, Jana Maláčová of the Social Democrats, has tested positive for Covid-19. Minister Maláčová wrote on social media that she had minor symptoms of respiratory illness and would be in isolation for at least a fortnight.

A number of other members of the coalition cabinet have also had tested positive in the past, including Jan Hamáček, Lubomír Metnar, Klára Dostálová, Tomáš Petříček and Miroslav Toman.

Author: Ian Willoughby