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Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin tests positive for COVID after meeting with President Biden

The prime minister of Eire pulled out of a Washington DC St. Patrick’s Day assembly with President Joe Biden after testing constructive for COVID-19.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin, 61, had interacted with Biden however was not in shut contact with the president on Wednesday, the White Home stated.

Martin examined constructive and left the Eire Funds Gala on the Nationwide Constructing Museum, the place he sat maskless subsequent to Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi whereas Biden delivered remarks.

Martin took a precautionary PCR check after a member of his delegation examined constructive, the Irish Times reported.

Phrase of his sickness got here a day after second gentleman Doug Emhoff examined constructive for the virus after his spouse, Vice President Kamala Harris, spent the day with Biden.

Joe Biden speaks during the Ireland Funds 30th National Gala, as he interacted with Micheál Martin on March 16, 2022, according to the White House.
Joe Biden speaks through the Eire Funds thirtieth Nationwide Gala, as he interacted with Micheál Martin on March 16, 2022, in line with the White Home.
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