Austrian foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19 after EU meeting

Austrian foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19 after EU meeting

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has tested positive for coronavirus, a Ministry spokesperson said on Saturday.

“It is suspected that Schallenberg might have been infected at the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday,” the spokeswoman said. “As a precautionary measure all members of the government will be tested on Saturday.”

His Belgian counterpart Sophie Wilmes said that she was going into self-isolation with suspected symptoms.

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