Home / News / Ursula von der Leyen leaves EU summit after close contact tests positive for coronavirus

Ursula von der Leyen leaves EU summit after close contact tests positive for coronavirus

The president of the European Commission has been forced to self-isolate after meeting someone who later tested positive for coronavirus.

Ursula von der Leyen said she had tested negative on Monday and would stay in quarantine until Tuesday morning in line with Belgian Covid rules.

Mrs von der Leyen was told on Sunday night that she would need to go into quarantine after meeting an unnamed individual, who has since discovered they are infected, last week.

Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ►

Get the latest headlines:

Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

About News Update

Avatar

Check Also

Canadian embassy staff warned to stay silent on “Havana Syndrome”

There have been no new reports of Canadian diplomats coming down with mysterious symptoms of …

Leave a Reply