EU Council president Michel out of quarantine

European Council President Charles Michel has ended his self-quarantine after testing negative for COVID-19 for a second time this week

BRUSSELS -- European Council President Charles Michel has ended his self-quarantine after testing negative for COVID-19 for a second time this week.

Spokesman Barend Leyts said on Friday that Michel is no longer in quarantine and “continues preparing the special European Council of Oct. 1 and 2."

As the chief of the European Council, Michel hosts summits of EU leaders.