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German health minister tests positive for COVID-19

 International Desk

 Published: 02:20 PM, 22 October 2020   Updated: 02:44 PM, 22 October 2020

Jens Spahn

Jens Spahn

German Health Minister Jens Spahn has tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday and placed himself into immediate isolation. So far he has only cold-like symptoms.

The country’s health ministry confirmed this on Wednesday.

The ministry said, “Jens Spahn had immediately gone into isolation and that so far he has developed cold-like symptoms.”

Spahn tweeted, “I am isolated at home and convalescing. I hope everyone I’ve been in contact with stays healthy. Let’s all watch out for each other!”

Chancellor Angela Merkel had wished him a swift recovery, a spokesman said.