US Secretary of State Blinken covid-infected

Shortly after Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde ((S) ended her go to together with her American colleague Antony Blinken, the message got here from the US Foreign Ministry that he had examined constructive for covid.

“The Foreign Minister is fully vaccinated against the virus and he only feels mild symptoms,” the ministry introduced in a press release on Wednesday night (Swedish time).

The US Foreign Ministry additionally emphasizes that Antony Blinken has not met US President Joe Biden bodily for a number of days.

Ned Price, spokesman for the US State Department, additionally introduced that Blinken won’t give the speech on US China coverage that was deliberate to be held on Thursday.

Blinken was one among the visitors who was crowded inside a lodge in Washington DC final weekend when the group that gathers the journalists who cowl the White House held its annual dinner.

President Biden additionally attended the get together, and when the night’s host – comic Trevor Noah – launched the president, he jokingly known as the dinner a “super-spreader event.”

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