Austrian foreign minister positive for Covid-19


All members of the conservative government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will be tested as a precaution today, following Alexander Schallenberg’s positive Covid-19 confirmation. – EPA pic, October 17, 2020.

AUSTRIA’S Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, his ministry said today, as the country posted a new daily record for infections.

Schallenberg could have contracted coronavirus during a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday, a ministry spokesman told the APA news agency.


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