Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva is pictured during a virtual press conference in Washington D.C., the United States, April 20, 2022. (Cory Hancock/IMF/Handout via Xinhua)
The IMF chief "is experiencing mild symptoms and is working remotely while isolating at home. She is fully vaccinated and boosted," an IMF spokesperson said.
WASHINGTON, April 28 (Xinhua) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has tested positive for COVID-19, the IMF said Thursday.
"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.
"Standard IMF and CDC (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) COVID protocols are being followed," the statement read.
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. ■