UN Secretary-General exposed to coronavirus

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NEW YORK: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was exposed to the coronavirus by a UN official who already had Covid-19 and is isolating for the next few days, diplomatic sources have said.

Guterres, 72, has cancelled his upcoming in-person engagements.

The UN chief was due to be the guest of honor of the UN Press Association at its annual gala in Manhattan on Wednesday.

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