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Slovak PM Matovic says will go into quarantine after COVID-19 contact

Slovakia's Prime Minister Igor Matovic attends the European Union leaders face-to-face summit in Brussels, Belgium October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Pool/Files

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic will go into quarantine after meeting a person who tested positive for COVID-19, the prime minister said on Wednesday.

“Rules must apply to everyone ... as I was in contact with a positively tested person, I am reporting departure into quarantine at home,” Matovic said on Facebook.

Reporting by Jan Lopatka; Editing by Alison Williams

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