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Marta Morgan, deputy minister of foreign affairs, tests positive for COVID-19
TORONTO -- Marta Morgan, the deputy minister of foreign affairs at Global Affairs Canada, has tested positive for COVID-19, CTV News has learned.
In a statement, Global Affairs Canada said she is “exhibiting mild symptoms and is in good spirits.”
“She is in regular contact with local health officials and is self-isolating for the duration of the illness,” the statement continues.
The department added that it began contact tracing “to advise and protect employees” and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within their walls.