German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a media statement on the spread of coronavirus at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, March 22, 2020. Michel Kappeler
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is awaiting the result of a test to establish whether she has coronavirus after visiting a doctor who has tested positive for the illness, her spokesman said on Monday.
“The chancellor is well,” Steffen Seibert said during a regular government news conference. He declined to say when the test results are expected. Merkel went into quarantine on Sunday.
Reporting by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Michelle Martin