Stephen Donnelly began to feel unwell with a cough and contacted his doctor for a coronavirus test.
Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin, Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and health minister, Stephen Donnelly discussed covid plan.
Mr Donnelly had attended cabinet on Tuesday morning and later gave a press conference with the Irishprime minister and deputy prime minister.
The trio revealed the country’s new six-month five-level COVID-19 plan, offering a blueprint for reopening Ireland’s economy and social and cultural life.
Mr Donnelly reported unwell and after test conducted result yielded negative. However for precautionary measures .The Irish parliament was suspended out of an “abundance of caution”, Prime Minister Micheal Martin said, but it reconvened a few hours later.
Mr Martin had told RTE television that government ministers would restrict their movements while they waited for the results of the COVID-19 test being taken by Mr Donnelly. It had been reported earlier that they would self-isolate.