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Press conference - COVID-19 virus in mink in Denmark

Press conference in Copenhagen on 6 November.

Press Briefing - COVID-19 virus in mink in Denmark

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites media for a press briefing on Friday 6 November at 14:30 CET.

At the press briefing, a status will be given on the situation with the COVID-19 virus in mink in Denmark and the authorities’ initiatives to contain the virus.

The press briefing is primarily targeted at international media and will be in English. The briefing takes place in Eigtveds Pakhus, near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Address: Strandgade 25D, 1401 Copenhagen.

The speakers are:

Jeppe Kofod, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Søren Brostrøm, Director General, Danish Health Authority
Tyra Grove Krause,
Head of Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, Statens Serum Institut (SSI)
Nikolas Hove, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

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Video and audio of the press briefing is available via this link:

Please note:

- It will only be possible to send one journalist or correspondent per media to limit the number of people present.

- All media must present a valid press card upon arrival at Eigtveds Pakhus. The press card must be visible prior to and during the press conference.

- Registration is required to attend the press briefing. For registration, send an email to no later than Friday 6 November at 13:00 CET.

- Registered media have access to Eigtveds Pakhus from 13:30 CET.

For further information, please contact:

Cell +45 61 97 92 47, e-mail