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A COVID-19 outbreak closed a hotel where some members of the G7 delegation and media are staying in Cornwall

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Summary List Placement A seaside hotel one mile away from where world leaders are meeting for a Group of Seven summit in England this weekend has temporarily shut down due to a COVID-19 outbreak among staff members, Reuters reported on Thursday.
The Pedn Olva hotel in St. Ives is hosting members of the security detail for Germany's delegation, British media reported. Security staff told Sky News that they had "been told nothing" about the outbreak and might have to sleep in a tent on the beach.
Most hotels in Cornwall are fully booked ahead of the summit, which begins on Friday.
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Covid-19 outbreak at UK hotel hosting German G7 delegation security & US media after 13 staff test positive - report

Covid-19 outbreak at UK hotel hosting German G7 delegation security & US media after 13 staff test positive - report

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A hotel in England hosting security for Germany's G7 delegates was shut down after 13 staff members tested positive for Covid, Sky News reported. The UK PM's office said German leader Angela Merkel will still attend the event.
The Pedn Olva Hotel in St Ives, Cornwall was reportedly being used by security staff for German officials, as well by staff of US broadcaster CBS, who were said to be filming live from the roof.
Thirteen out of the hotel's 17 staff have reportedly tested positive for Covid.
The site is just one mile up the coast from Carbis Bay, where world leaders have gathered for...
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Faces Backlash For Not Staying at Designated Quarantine Hotel After G7 Summit in UK

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Faces Backlash For Not Staying at Designated Quarantine Hotel After G7 Summit in UK

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Trudeau will stay at a hotel in Ottawa following the summit, but most Canadian travelers have been diverted to major airports in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary over the course of the pandemic.
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Hotel Near G7 Summit Boarded Up Due to COVID Outbreak, Security for German Delegation Among Hotel Guests

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Leaders from the U.S., U.K., Canada, France, Germany, Italy Japan will meet in Cornwall on Friday to discuss pandemic recovery among other international issues.
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