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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

After hosting the ASEAN, the Cambodian leader tests positive for COVID


Cambodian leader tests positive for Covid after hosting ASEAN

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Cambodian Head of the state Hun Sen said Tuesday he had tried positive for Coronavirus in the wake of facilitating in excess of twelve world pioneers, including US President Joe Biden, at a highest point in Phnom Penh.Asia's longest-administering pioneer said in a Facebook post he returned a positive outcome on appearance in Indonesia for a G20 culmination however was not encountering any side effects.

The White House expressed not long after that Biden "tried negative toward the beginning of today" and is definitely not a nearby contact of Hun Sen under US government wellbeing rules.

Biden, 79, had griped at a news gathering late Monday that he had "somewhat cold".

Hun Sen additionally had maskless experiences with eight different pioneers at the Relationship of Southeast Asian Countries highest point, including those from China, Japan, Australia and Canada. The ASEAN meeting finished on Sunday.

"Adored comrades! Presently I have tried positive for Coronavirus," he composed on Facebook. He said he had been tried consistently, including prior to traveling to the G20 culmination in Bali, and every one of the outcomes had been negative.

"I don't know when this infection came to me, yet when I showed up, the Indonesians took an example from me at night, and in the first part of the day it affirmed Coronavirus positive," Hun Sen said.

He said it was "fortunate" that he showed up in Bali late and missed a supper with different pioneers.

For wellbeing reasons, the Cambodian assignment will get back on Tuesday, he said, meaning he will miss gatherings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron at the APEC highest point in Bangkok not long from now.

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