Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill is self-isolating after a family member tested positive for Covid-19 virus.
Ms O’Neill, who is Sinn Féin’s leader in the north, is set to undergo a Covid-19 test.
In a statement, Sinn Féin said: “Joint head of government Michelle O’Neill has confirmed that she is being tested for coronavirus and is self-isolating after contact with a family member who has tested positive for Covid-19.
“Michelle will continue to follow the public health advice and carry out her duties in government remotely.”
923 positive Covid-19 tests were reported in Northern Ireland yesterday. The death toll in the region stands at 587.