Hungarian Foreign Minister Tests Covid Positive During Asian Trip

  • 5 Nov 2020 7:32 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Hungarian Foreign Minister Tests Covid Positive During Asian Trip
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has tested positive for coronavirus during official engagements in Asia but is asymptomatic, according to a ministry spokesman.

The minister tested positive after arriving in Bangkok, the foreign ministry’s press chief told MTI.

After visiting Cambodia, Szijjártó went on to Thailand where, in accordance with local rules, he entered hospital in the capital.

Negotiations are under way to ensure his return to Budapest, where he will enter quarantine. Szijjártó tested negative just before leaving for Asia.


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