Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's Office says the delegation, which included Ukraine's top officials, tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) upon return from France.
"After returning from France, the Ukrainian delegation underwent PCR testing [with the use of polymerase chain reaction method] for coronavirus infection. Representatives of the Office of the President of Ukraine and members of the Cabinet of Ministers tested negative, that is COVID-19 was not detected," the press service of the President's Office said on June 13.
As reported, the Ukrainian delegation made a one-day working visit to the French Republic on Friday, June 12. The delegation was headed by Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories, one of Ukraine's envoys to the Trilateral Contact Group for the Donbas settlement in Minsk Oleksiy Reznikov. It also included Head of Ukrainian President's Office Andriy Yermak, Defense Minister Andriy Taran, Ukrainian Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko, Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Ihor Zhovkva, and Adviser to the President of Ukraine Ruslan Demchenko.
"The President's Office adheres to all security measures: regular temperature screening is carried out, face masks and social distancing are mandatory. All employees are regularly tested [for coronavirus]," the report said.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on June 12, it became known that First Lady Olena Zelenska tested positive for the coronavirus. She feels well and has no COVID-19 symptoms. In this regard, President Zelensky has limited meetings. He is staying in partial quarantine.