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Germany's health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Anadolu Agency WORLD
Published October 21,2020

Germany's Health Minister Jens Spahn has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office announced on Wednesday.

Spahn took a test this afternoon after experiencing mild cold-like symptoms, and after receiving test results he placed himself in home quarantine, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

Earlier in the day, Spahn attended a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chancellor Angela Merkel.