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COVID scare at G7 assembly after Indian delegates check constructive By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Indian International Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar attends a gathering along with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in New Delhi, India, April 6, 2021. Russian International Ministry/Handout by way of REUTERS ATTENTION

By William James and Andy Bruce

LONDON (Reuters) – India’s total delegation to the Group of Seven summit in London is self-isolating after two of its members examined constructive for COVID-19, the British authorities stated on Wednesday.

“Two delegates examined constructive so the complete delegation is now self isolating,” a British official stated.

“The assembly had been enabled by a strict set of COVID protocols, together with day by day testing of all delegates,” the British official stated.

Indian International Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar didn’t check constructive for the virus, Sky Information reporter Joe Pike stated on Twitter. Jaishankar was pictured assembly British inside minister Priti Patel on Tuesday.

The delegation will probably be making an attempt to satisfy just about, Pike added.

The Indian Excessive Fee in London didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.

Earlier, British vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi stated he was unaware of a report that delegates from G7 nations had been self-isolating due to a COVID-19 scare.

India is just not a G7 member however was invited by Britain to this week’s summit, together with Australia, South Africa and South Korea

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