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German Foreign Minister Burbock cancels trip to Pakistan due to COVID-19 infection

German Foreign Minister Burbock cancels trip to Pakistan due to COVID-19 infection

German Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock tested positive for COVID-19 during a visit to Pakistan.

In connection with the infection of the official, all her visits to Turkey and Greece had to be canceled.

“Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock passed a positive rapid test this afternoon [June 7] after she felt she had lost her taste,” the ministry said.


It is explained that the official did tests for the presence of coronavirus on a regular basis.

“All further meetings during the visit have been canceled,” the German Foreign Ministry added.