EU's von der Leyen leaves summit, goes into quarantine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has gone into quarantine after a member of her front office tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday.”I myself have tested negative,” she said on Twitter. “However as a precaution I am immediately leaving the European Council to go into self-isolation.”The EU executive chief had already arrived at a meeting of the 27 EU leaders on Thursday, which kicked off in the afternoon briefly before von der Leyen’s announcement.

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