Grace Fu tests positive for Covid-19 in Copenhagen, Latest Singapore News

Minister for Sustainability and the Atmosphere Grace Fu examined constructive for Covid-19 whereas visiting Copenhagen to attend a ministerial assembly on local weather change.

She mentioned in a Fb submit on Sunday (Might 15) that she nonetheless managed to attend the assembly through Zoom.

The local weather change assembly was co-chaired by Britain and Egypt within the Danish capital from Might 12 to 13.

Greater than 40 nations got here collectively to debate what local weather motion must be taken to ship key commitments forward of the COP27 local weather talks in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, in November.

Ms Fu was additionally in Switzerland for the St Gallen Symposium, which brings collectively leaders from enterprise, politics and science, from Might 4 to six.

She examined constructive for the virus after arriving in Copenhagen from Amsterdam, and had delicate flu-like signs.

“In any other case, I’m fairly properly. Have self-isolated for a number of days and delayed my return to Singapore. Hope to be again in motion quickly,” she wrote, including that she has coped with the an infection by practising yoga to enhance her respiration and lung capability.

Ms Fu is amongst a number of politicians who’ve caught Covid-19 in latest months.

Seven MPs got here down with the virus and needed to skip the controversy in Parliament on the Authorities’s funds and that of its ministries in February and March.

They included Minister within the Prime Minister’s Workplace Indranee Rajah, who additionally needed to miss the launch of the Sakura floral show at Gardens by the Bay on March 4.

Staff’ Occasion chairman Sylvia Lim additionally posted a photograph of her constructive antigen fast take a look at consequence in March, after self-isolating for a number of days.

The MPs’ infections got here amid a surge in Covid-19 circumstances fuelled by the Omicron variant.

Minister of State for Commerce and Trade, and Tradition, Neighborhood and Youth Alvin Tan additionally examined constructive for Covid-19 in March after his seven-year-old daughter caught the virus.

Different MPs have additionally been contaminated with the virus beforehand, together with Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen; Mr Tan Kiat How, Minister of State for Communications and Data, and Nationwide Growth; and Mr Eric Chua, Parliamentary Secretary for Tradition, Neighborhood and Youth, and Social and Household Growth.

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