Secretary for Labor and Welfare Chris Sun Yuk-han is now undergoing home quarantine as a family member in his household tested positive for Covid-19.
A spokesman for the Labor and Welfare Bureau said on Friday that Sun will work from home during the quarantine period.
The spokesman added that Sun has been taking Covid
nucleic acid tests regularly and the results of a nucleic acid test and a rapid antigen test taken on Thursday both returned negative.
He has worn masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, the spokesman also said.