Austrian and Belgian foreign ministers tested positive for coronavirus, after attending a meeting with colleagues from the European Union (EU) this week.
Alexander Schallenberg, from Austria, and Sophie Wilmes, from Belgium, sat side by side over a group breakfast at the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. .
“Schallenberg is suspected of being infected at the Council on Foreign Relations in Luxembourg on Monday,” a ministry spokeswoman said in a statement, adding that he had no symptoms and was tested as a routine measure.
Wilmes said on Saturday that his test was positive, the day after he went into isolation with suspected Covid-19 symptoms.