WARSAW

Poland’s Chief of General Staff tested positive for coronavirus, or COVID-19, the country’s defense ministry said Tuesday.

“After returning from an army gathering in Germany, General Jaroslaw Mika has been diagnosed with the coronavirus,” said the defense ministry.

Officials who traveled with Mika have been quarantined and are in good condition, it added.

Health Minister of Poland Lukasz Szumowski announced earlier in the day the number of cases increased to 18 and mass sport events and concerts were canceled due to concerns over coronavirus.

*Writing by Havva Kara Aydin

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