At the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 for several months, the senior minister, Margaret Blaise, decided to suspend all of her professional activities until the end of September due to health issues, the Le Journal learned.
Ms Blaise made the announcement in an email to her colleagues and Prime Minister Franకోois Legalt this morning.
“Holidays are over, I have to get back on track. I have to admit I slept very badly last night. Guilt is a bad companion. She’s present and she has to leave me. We have a lot to do. , ”She wrote.
According to our information, she has become a minister but her press secretary, Jean-Charles del Duchetto, says her health problems are related to her leg.
“It’s for medical reasons. Ms. Blaise has problems with one leg.
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Last year, Ms Blaise had to use a wheelchair and crutches because of an infection in her leg.
“It reappeared at the end of his vacation. If his leg is to recover, his doctor recommends resting for a month,” Mr Del Duchetto said.
This morning, during a special caucus, ministers briefed Ms Blaise on her health status and said she was going to take part in the last public event on Provost Riding today.
Meanwhile, Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dubey, who will be adding these new responsibilities, said he was already at the forefront of the epidemic.
But “despite his many responsibilities, the” minister “will take over,” Ms Blaise wrote in an email.
In Amos, Prime Minister Franకోois Legalt was not worried and hoped his star minister would return by the end of the summer.
“This is a temporary problem. Margaret has minor problems, she should be away for a month and come back on September 20. It’s not a concern,” he said.