Canada’s deputy minister of foreign affairs has examined positive for COVID-19.
Marta Morgan has been the highest official within the division for slightly below a 12 months, after main the Immigration Department, and is the primary lady to carry the job.
Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne shared the analysis on Twitter.
He wished Morgan a full and speedy restoration and referred to as her a useful a part of the foreign-affairs staff.
Several ministers and MPs have remoted themselves out of concern that they’ve the respiratory sickness however Morgan is essentially the most senior Canadian authorities determine to check positive.
I’ve been knowledgeable that my Deputy Minister, Marta Morgan, has examined positive for COVID-19. She is a useful member of our GAC staff and I do know that each one staff be part of me in wishing her a full and speedy restoration and already stay up for having her again with us.
Champagne himself was examined for COVID-19 when he fell in poor health in March, following a tour of Latvia, Ukraine and Poland, however the outcomes got here again unfavorable.