Colombian Foreign Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19

Colombian Foreign Minister Claudia Blum has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her announcement on Twitter on Jan. 11.

Colombian Foreign Minister Claudia Blum has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her announcement on Twitter on Jan. 11.

In a message on the official Twitter account of Colombia’s foreign ministry, Blum said she took the test due to a case in her family and the result came back positive.

Blum also said that she has been in isolation since a family member contracted the virus and that she has been working from home.

“I am in good health, and I have been fulfilling my duties and the ministerial agenda from my home. In the next few days I will return to the face-to-face agenda, following medical criteria,” Blum said.

According to data from Johns Hopkins University, Colombia has recorded over 1.7 million COVID-19 cases and over 46,000 deaths.


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