EU's Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier tests positive for Coronavirus

  19 March 2020    Read: 911
 EU

This comes amid the continuing Covid-19 outbreak in Europe, with Italy, France and Spain being the worst-affected countries in the region.

EU's Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier took to Twitter to announce that he was diagnosed with having a new coronavirus infection.  

In the meantime, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is increasing across the globe, with Europe already outnumbering Asia in total deaths.

More and more European governments are following in Italy's and France's footsteps and announcing strict travel restrictions in cities and small communities. ​


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