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Robin Swann isolating after notification from track and trace app

Health Minister Robin Swann is self-isolating after receiving a notification from Northern Ireland's track and trace app.

Health Minister Robin Swann is self-isolating after receiving a notification from Northern Ireland's track and trace app.

He received the 'close-proximity notification' notification from the StopCOVID NI app, run by the HSC Public Health Agency.

Writing on Twitter, Mr Swann said: "Earlier this evening I received a close proximity notification via our StopCOVID NI App, so I will be working from self isolation for the next 14 days."

He urged others to download the app.

Mr Swann is the third member of the Northern Ireland Executive to have to self-isolate. 

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