zerohedge.com 11 Jun, 2021 16:45 am

Merkel's Last G-7 Summit Marred By COVID Outbreak At Hotel Housing German Delegation

Merkel's Last G-7 Summit Marred By COVID Outbreak At Hotel Housing German Delegation
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Germany's public health officials have yet to remove the UK from the country's list of high-risk countries.According to Merkel, the biggest "concern" for German public health officials is the "Delta" variant, the new name for the mutant strain first discovered in India that helped to drive that country's recent outbreak.The Delta variant has been found to be circulating in the UK, where public health officials are closely monitoring the situation.As leaders of the world's wealthiest countries prepared to meet for the G-7 summit beginning Friday, the German delegation (led by Chancellor Angela Merkel) experienced a close call as one of the hotels where they were scheduled to say reported a fresh COVID-19 outbreak.

The Chancellor is still expected to attend the G-7 Summit in Cornwall, though Bloomberg's sources wouldn't say where she's expected to stay, or how her delegation responded to the outbreak.But this is the last G-7 Summit for Merkel before she finally retires after 16 years in power.

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