EU Commission president self-isolating after exposure to COVID-19

EU Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, is self-isolating after attending a meeting that was attended by a person who tested positive for Covid-19.

“I’ve been informed that I participated in a meeting last Tuesday attended by a person who yesterday tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with regulations in force, I’m therefore self-isolating until tomorrow morning. I’ve tested negative on Thursday & am tested again today,” she wrote on Monday.

Von der Leyen said she tested negative for the virus last week and will be tested again on Monday.