Education minister tests positive for coronavirus

Ljubljana – Education Minister Simona Kustec has tested positive for coronavirus. She announced on Twitter she was isolating since Saturday, but added that all activities for the safe start of the school year continued.

The minister received the first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine on 23 March and appears to have been fully vaccinated.

Several other members of the government cabinet have tested positive before, most of them before they were vaccinated, including Foreign Minister Anže Logar as well as the ministers of the environment, culture and public administration.