According to a Reuters local time report on December 18, Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic confirmed on his personal social media on the same day that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming another new infection after French President Macron. Leaders of EU countries with the coronavirus virus.
Matovic said he had been asked to quarantine for 10 days, but did not disclose how he contracted the novel coronavirus, nor did he mention whether he currently showed any symptoms. The Slovak government office said that Matović had cancelled all activities in the next few days.
The news website Politicians pointed out that just last week, Matović participated in last week’s Council summit with French President Macron, who confirmed that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on the 17th.
An official of the French presidential palace told Reuters that based on the time when Macron appeared, they thought Macron was likely to have contracted the novel coronavirus at the European Council summit. However, an anonymous member of the European Council told the US media that the summit site “observed with all health measures”.
According to the video released on the website of the Council of Europe, Matović did not wear a mask when the leaders of the participating countries observed a moment of silence over the death of former French President Destin who contracted the novel coronavirus.
Several Slovak government ministers have begun to self-quarantine after Matović confirmed that he had tested positive. They attended the government meeting with Matović on the 16th.
According to the Slovak News Agency, on the evening of the 18th local time, Slovak Defense Minister Ja roslav Nad and Investment Minister Veronika Remisova tested positive. Nader said that he had a fever and headache. Wait for symptoms. Previously, Slovakian Agriculture Minister Mikovsky also confirmed that he was infected with the novel coronavirus on the 14th.
Due to the recent increase in the number of new infections in Slovakia, the Slovak government has approved a partial blockade in Slovakia from the meeting on the 16th. According to the data of Johns Hopkins University, as of 7:27 Beijing time on December 19, Slovakia had a total of 146,124 confirmed cases and 1,440 deaths.
“For nine months, I’ve been fighting against people who measure the pandemic by the number of bars closed, who incite people to oppose the government and prevention and control measures. I admit that I am exhausted. I would have liked to have a few days of leisure recently. “It now looks like the upcoming holiday will be very different,” Matovic wrote on his social media.
Politico News Network said that it had close contact with leaders of many countries at last week’s Council of Europe summit. At present, European Council President Michelle, Irish Prime Minister Martin, Portuguese Prime Minister Costa, and Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez have all tested negative for the novel coronavirus, and they have all taken self-isolation measures.