Cop26: Scottish Greens co-leader tests positive for Covid ahead of climate summit in Glasgow

Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater has received a positive Covid-19 result just hours before COP26 begins.

Scottish Green Party Co Leader Lorna Slater speaking at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood.
Scottish Green Party Co Leader Lorna Slater speaking at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood.

The MSP for the Lothian region said she will now self-isolate in line with NHS Scotland coronavirus guidelines.

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Ms Slater, the Scottish Government’s minister for green skills, the circular economy and biodiversity, said on Twitter: “I had a positive Covid-19 test result.

“I feel very relieved to be double vaccinated and have only cold-like symptoms.”

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