The journalist passed a positive test after arriving in Kuala Lumpur, Reuters notes.

A journalist from the press pool of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken became infected with a new coronavirus, the head of the U.S. Foreign Ministry also passed a test after arriving in Malaysia, and the result was negative. This was reported by Reuters with reference to the head of the press service of the Department of State, Ned Price.

The name of the journalist in question is not specified. He passed a positive test after arriving in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and is now in quarantine.

Blinken’s key assistants accompanying him on the trip also passed tests in Kuala Lumpur. The results were negative.