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Coronavirus: three ministers in self isolation after contact with confirmed case (updated)

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Acting Labour Minister Yiannis Karousos

Two ministers and one deputy minister have placed themselves n self-isolation after coming into contact with a confirmed coronavirus case it emerged on Tuesday.

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides and Deputy Minister of Shipping Vasilis Demetriades are isolating after they all came into contact with someone who has since tested positive at a meeting at the joint rescue coordination centre in Larnaca last Friday.

The contact is an advisor to the transport minister, who was also at the Larnaca meeting and tested positive on Sunday. He also works at the municipality of Yermasoyia in Limassol.

 

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