Von der Leyen also said she was tested for the virus on October 1 and she would take another test today.
I’ve been informed that I participated in a meeting last Tuesday attended by a person who yesterday tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with regulations in force, I’m therefore self-isolating until tomorrow morning. I’ve tested negative on Thursday & am tested again today
— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) October 5, 2020
According to the Commission’s spokesperson, Eric Mamer, the second test was also negative, however, the EC President will remain into precautionary quarantine until Tuesday, as health regulations foresee.