Prime Minister Ludovic Orban Monday morning requested testing for coronavirus, after one of the people he was with on the same television set last week tested positive, the Government announced.
“The participation of Prime Minister Ludovic Orban in the events scheduled for today, October 5, has been suspended due to the fact that one of the people he was with on the same television set, last week, has tested positive on Sunday, at the novel coronavirus test,” informs the Executive.
According to the quoted source, “Prime Minister Ludovic Orban requested this morning an on-demand test for the novel coronavirus”.
“The prime minister did not show specific symptoms of the infection with the novel coronavirus. Until the result is received, the prime minister has suspended physical meetings with other people,” the quoted source said, according to Agerpres.
The result is negative, PM to remain in quarantine until Thursday
The result of Prime Minister Ludovic Orban’s recent test for the infection with the novel coronavirus is negative, and he will remain in quarantine until Thursday, from where he will exercise his duties without physical interaction with other people, according to the Government.
According to the information, the test was performed preventively on request, as the prime minister does not meet the case definition and he is not considered direct contact of a person tested positively.
“Out of an abundance of caution, Ludovic Orban will remain in quarantine until Thursday, October 8 this year, from where he will exercise his duties as prime minister and carry out his activity without physical interaction with other people. On Thursday, the prime minister will undergo a new test, 10 days after the presence on a TV set where a person was present who on Sunday was confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus,” reads the Government’s info.