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IMF chief tests positive for Covid-19

IANS | April 29, 2022 10:59 AM

WASHINGTON: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has tested positive for Covid-19, the IMF said.

"She is experiencing mild symptoms and is working remotely while isolating at home. She is fully vaccinated and boosted, " Gerry Rice, IMF spokesperson, said in a statement on Thursday.

"Standard IMF and CDC (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Covid protocols are being followed, " the statement added.

The latest news came just a few days after the conclusion of the 2022 Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, which took place on April 18-24 and brought together central bankers, Ministers of Finance and Development, and private sector executives, among others, to discuss issues of global concern, Xinhua news agency reported.

RABAT, Feb. 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva attends a joint press conference in Rabat, Morocco, on Feb. 20, 2020. Officials from the International Monetary Fund and Morocco held talks on Wednesday in Rabat on the preparations for the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank scheduled for October 2021 in Marrakech.

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