India’s entire delegation to the Group of Seven summit in London is self – isolating after two of its members tested positive for COVID-19, the British government said on Wednesday.
‘Two meeting has been enable by a strict set of COVID protocols, including daily testing of all delegates’, the British official said.
Indian Forein Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar did not test positive for the virus, Sky News reporter Joe Pike said on Twitter. Jaishankar was picture meeting British interior minister Priti Patel on Tuesday.
The delegation will be attempting to meet virtually, Pike added.
The Indian High Commission in London did not immediately respond to request for comment.
Earlier, British vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said he was unaware of a report that delegate from G7 countries were self – isolating because of a COVID-19 scare.
India is not a G7 member but was invited by Britain to this week’s summit, along with Australia, South Africa and South Korea.