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Lithuanian FM Self-Isolates Due After French Leader’s Visit

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania's foreign minister will spend a week in isolation after having had contact with a person from the French delegation who was infected with the coronavirus the French president's visit to the country last week.

A spokeswoman for the Lithuanian foreign minister made the announcement.

The French Embassy in Vilnius told the Baltic News Service that two embassy staffers had tested positive for the coronavirus and they were part of the delegation.

The persons are self-isolating and the French Embassy has been closed for several days.

The French Embassy said the whole delegation from Paris was pre-tested and the results were negative before the visit.

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