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.

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