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COP’s Covid Honor System Puts Infection Rate at 0.1%

Attendees queue to go through security at COP26.

Attendees queue to go through security at COP26.

Photographer: Emily Macinnes/Bloomberg

As 25,000 delegates from around the world pile into negotiating rooms, cram into security queues and huddle over texts, the threat of Covid is always present. 

And sure enough, some delegates are falling sick at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. A U.S. official has tested positive, the State Department said on Sunday, joining Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti who went into quarantine last week.