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Belgian PM De Croo in quarantine after French counterpart tests positive for COVID

/ 08:16 AM November 23, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attends the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool

FILE PHOTO: Belgium’s Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attends the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo is in quarantine after meeting his French counterpart Jean Castex who later tested positive for COVID-19, Belgian broadcaster VRT reported late on Monday.

De Croo will be tested on Wednesday and will stay in quarantine until then, as well as four other affected Belgian ministers, VRT quoted a spokesperson of De Croo as saying.

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Earlier, Castex’ office said he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was isolating himself.

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