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UN Chief Cancels Meetings, Isolates After COVID-19 Exposure: Report


UN Chief Cancels Meetings, Isolates After COVID-19 Exposure: Report

UN Secretary-Common Antonio Guterres has canceled his upcoming in-person engagements. (File)

United Nations:

UN Secretary-Common Antonio Guterres was uncovered to the coronavirus Tuesday by a UN official who already had Covid-19 and is isolating for the following few days, diplomatic sources stated.

Guterres, 72, has canceled his upcoming in-person engagements, sources advised AFP.

The UN chief was attributable to be the visitor of honor of the UN Press Affiliation at its annual gala in Manhattan on Wednesday. On Thursday, he was to take part in a UN Safety Council assembly on the challenges of terrorism and local weather change, led by Niger’s President Mohamed Bazoum.

Bazoum, whose nation at present holds the council presidency, arrived in New York on Tuesday and is predicted to remain till the tip of the week, when he heads to Washington.

The spokesman for the secretary-general, Stephane Dujarric, declined to remark instantly on Guterres’s situation.

Dujarric indicated a number of days in the past that Guterres had lately acquired his third dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine, after having hesitated for a very long time in regards to the advisability of receiving booster photographs whereas hundreds of thousands of individuals all through the world have but to obtain their first jab.

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