Michelle O’Neill has announced that she has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
The Deputy First Minister revealed her positive result in a social media post, writing: “I have contracted Covid-19.
“I am thankful to have had two doses of the vaccine. I’ll remain in self-isolation, and hope to return to my public duties next week.
“Executive Office Minister Declan Kearney, will take forward Departmental business in the meantime.”