Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is restricting his movements and working from home after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19.
Mr Varadkar confirmed that he was tested on Tuesday and the result was negative.
In a statement, Mr Varadkar said: “Yesterday I was informed that I was a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid 19. I was swabbed yesterday and the test has come back negative.
“In line with public health advice, I will be restricting my movements to home and outdoor exercise. There are no implications for anyone who has been in close contact with me. I am perfectly well and will be working from home.”