Edinburgh (The Times Groupe)- Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon tested positive for Covid19.
As a result, she will follow Scottish government guidance to work from home for the next few days because of “mild symptoms.”.
She spoke with Sinn Féin vice president Michelle O’Neill earlier on Friday at her Edinburgh residence, Bute House.
Nicola Sturgeon also returned from the US this week, where she warned of climate change.
In Washington DC, Sturgeon spoke at the Brookings Institute and met US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
“Unfortunately, I tested positive for Covid19 this evening after experiencing mild symptoms,” wrote the first minister on his social media account.
“I’ll work from home over the next few days, and I hope to be back out and about next week.”
Sinn Fein confirmed Michelle O’Neill’s Covid19 test result following her meeting with Ms Sturgeon.
It was announced that Ms O’Neill would be tested again on Saturday “as a precaution” and that she would limit her contacts in the coming days.
Unfortunately I’ve tested positive for Covid this evening after experiencing mild symptoms. In line with @scotgov guidance, I’ll work from home over next few days, and hopefully be back out and about later next week.
— Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) May 20, 2022