Quebec Liberal leader undergoes screening after MNA tests positive for COVID-19

Quebec Liberal MNA Dominique Anglade said her test result came back negative. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

The leader of the Quebec Liberals underwent screening after a fellow MNA in her party tested positive for COVID-19 .

Dominique Anglade confirmed her negative test results on Monday morning, saying that the fight against the pandemic “is not over.”

“Respect the rules and get vaccinated,” she wrote on Twitter.

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Her test came after Liberal MNA Monsef Derraji, who represents the Montreal riding of Nelligan, announced he contracted COVID-19 on the weekend. He said he underwent screening as a “preventive measure” after his daughter’s school sent a letter recommending she be tested.

Derraji said he will be in isolation and urged people to take care of themselves as the health crisis continues.

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The provincial legislature is set to resume sitting this week after summer break.

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