Minister Sam Tanson at the 2021 Luxembourg Film Prize Awards; Credit: Kangkan Halder

Luxembourg's Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Justice have announced that Minister Sam Tanson has tested positive for COVID-19.

In the morning of Thursday 2 December 2021, the PCR test of Sam Tanson, Luxembourg's Minister of Justice and Minister of Culture, came back positive.

According to the respective ministries, Minister Tanson is already in self-isolation and is teleworking following an infection within her immediate family circle. She will remain in isolation, in accordance with the provisions set out by the Directorate of Health.

Minister Tanson received her second COVID-19 vaccine dose on 1 July 2021. She is showing mild symptoms and will continue to perform her duties via teleworking.