EU’s Cohesion Commissioner enters precautionary quarantine



EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Elisa Ferreira has gone into precautionary quarantine after a member of her team tested positive for Coronavirus, the Commissioner announced on Wednesday. 

Through a Twitter post, Ferreira said she will get tested and self-isolate as foreseen by public health protocols, whilst feeling well without any symptoms. 

“During this period I will work from home. I have no symptoms and feel well. Keep health and stay safe,” reads the Commissioner’s post. 

Ferreira is the latest member of the College to go into precautionary quarantine after coming in contact with someone infected with the virus. On Tuesday, EU Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarcic also announced he would self-isolate after a member of his team tested positive for the virus. Similarly, the bloc’s top diplomat, Josep Borrell said he would quarantine after a member of the delegation, with whom he travelled to Ethiopia last week had tested positive for COVID-19. 


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