EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell went into self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 from a member of the delegation that accompanied him on a trip to Ethiopia last week.
Borrell clarified on Twitter that his first test, taken on Sunday, was negative.
“I am going to self-isolation in accordance with the current regulations and will wait for the second test,” he said.
As noted TASS, in Belgium, citizens after contact with a carrier of coronavirus are required to endure a seven-day quarantine and undergo two tests. If the test is positive, the quarantine is extended to two weeks, regardless of the presence of symptoms of the disease.
Earlier it was reported that the former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced his return to work after suffering a coronavirus infection.