U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry tests positive for covid-19

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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry has contracted covid-19.

This comes as negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) go beyond schedule.

Whitney Smith, his spokeswoman at the US State Department, said he tested positive on Friday morning.

She said that his symptoms were “mild” and he had worked all day from his hotel.

COP27 had been scheduled to hold from November 6 to 18, this year.

However, as of press time on Saturday, negotiations are still going on regarding key issues such as a dedicated facility for loss and damage finance.




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