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Belgian foreign minister Wilmès in intensive care for coronavirus


Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Wilmès has been admitted into the intensive care unit following her infection with the new coronavirus last week.

Wilmès, who took over Belgium’s premiership and steered the country through the first wave of the pandemic, was admitted into the ICU on Wednesday night, according to one of her spokespersons.

The spokesperson confirmed the news to Belgian media and said that that the 45-year old minister was conscious and in a stable condition.