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EU's von der Leyen entering self-isolation after Covid-19 contact

 She said she would be in self-isolation until early on Tuesday, "in accordance with regulations in force."
FILED - 02 October 2020, Belgium, Brussels: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen attends the second day of the EU summit. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has entered self-quarantine after recently coming into contact with a person with Covid-19, she wrote on Twitter on Monday. Photo: Chr.Dogas/European Council.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: Chr.Dogas/European Council/File photo.

 EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has entered self-quarantine after recently coming into contact with a person with Covid-19, she wrote on Twitter on Monday.

"I've been informed that I participated in a meeting last Tuesday attended by a person who yesterday tested positive for Covid-19," she wrote.

Von der Leyen said she had already had one negative coronavirus test, on Thursday, and was set to take another one later on Monday. She said she would be in self-isolation until early on Tuesday, "in accordance with regulations in force."

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