Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin discovered he had examined optimistic for COVID-19 Wednesday night whereas attending an occasion with U.S. leaders, together with President Joe Biden and Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in keeping with a senior administration official.
Martin was attending the Eire Funds thirtieth Nationwide Gala on the Nationwide Constructing Museum in Washington when he examined optimistic, forward of deliberate St. Patrick’s Day celebrations Thursday with U.S. leaders.
The official was not approved to speak about Martin’s situation and spoke to The Related Press on situation of anonymity.
Biden, who spoke briefly on the occasion, was not deemed a detailed contact of Martin, White Home spokesman Chris Meagher mentioned. The COVID-19 shut name got here a day after second gentleman Doug Emhoff examined optimistic for the virus.
It was not instantly clear how Martin’s prognosis would have an effect on the scheduled St. Patrick’s Day occasions on the White Home.