Desmond Bannister infected with coronavirus; PM in quarantine
The Cabinet Office has announced that Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister has tested positive for COVID-19.
Minister Bannister is currently in self-quarantine.
As a precautionary measure all Cabinet Ministers, including the Prime Minister, and staff who came into direct contact with the Minister will self-quarantine.
“The Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers will work from home and continue to be fully engaged in their ministries for the duration of the quarantine period,” according to a statement.
Contact tracing is being carried out by the Ministry of Health Surveillance Unit and all established health protocols are being followed.