Danish PM Self-Isolates After Justice Minister Gets Coronavirus
(Bloomberg) -- Denmark’s prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, is self-isolating after her justice minister tested positive for the coronavirus, exposing several cabinet members to the disease.
Aside from Frederiksen, Denmark’s finance minister and foreign minister will self-isolate, after attending meetings with Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup last week. He revealed via a Facebook post that he had the virus.
In all, 13 out of 20 government ministers are now in self-quarantine awaiting test results, the government said in a statement on Wednesday. A number of opposition lawmakers have also been hit, with one sent to hospital.
Danish PM Cancels Appearances After Exposure to Coronavirus (1)
Denmark registered a daily record of 1,353 new cases of Covid-19 On Tuesday.
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