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Croatia's PM Plenkovic tested positive on COVID-19 - government spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic arrives for the European Union leaders face-to-face summit in Brussels, Belgium October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Pool

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has tested positive for the coronavirus, the government’s spokesman said on Monday.

Plenkovic has already been at home in isolation because his wife tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. Plenkovic’s test over the weekend was negative.

“Prime Minister Plenkovic will remain at home in isolation for 10 days. He feels well and he will continue with his duties from his home following all the recommendations of doctors and epidemiologists,” the spokesman said. On Monday Plenkovic was running a government session online.

Reporting by Igor Ilic; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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