The results of the first coronavirus test by German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been received, and they are negative, said the official representative of the federal government Steffen Seibert on Monday, March 23.
“The result of today’s test is negative,” he said. “Further tests will be conducted over the next few days,” Seibert said, adding that Merkel “feels good.
According to him, only after all the tests can the data be considered absolutely reliable.
Merkel remains under quarantine.
Since Sunday evening, March 22, the head of the German government has been under house quarantine as she came into contact with a doctor infected with coronavirus who gave her a preventive vaccination against pneumococcal pneumonia. On Monday, 23 March, the Chancellor of Germany chaired an emergency Cabinet meeting by telephone.