New Dutch New Finance Minister Sigrid Kaag Tests Positive for Coronavirus Day Before Inauguration

Sigrid Kaag, Dutch minister for foreign trade and development cooperation, speaks during a debate over remarks Prime Minister Mark Rutte made during talks to form a new government following the March 17 national elections, in The Hague, Netherlands April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

The Netherlands’ new finance minister Sigrid Kaag will miss the ceremonial inauguration of the new Dutch government on Monday as she has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Bart Meijer, and Louise Heavens