German Chancellor Merkel in quarantine, after attending doctor tests positive for coronavirus

Germany now has 23,974 cases, 92 deaths

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Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel
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March 22, 2020 - 11:58pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is now under quarantine after learning that a doctor who gave her a coronavirus vaccine last week has tested positive for the infection. 

Merkel was reportedly informed Sunday after holding a press conference on her country’s response to the deadly virus. Germany now has 23,974 confirmed coronavirus cases and 92 related deaths.