Sep 26 2022 11:38 am
Government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit confirmed the findings on Monday in Berlin. The Chancellor had mild cold symptoms and immediately went into isolation in his living quarters in the Federal Chancellery. The Federal Minister of the Interior also confirmed her positive corona test on Monday morning.
Immediately after returning from his trip to Saudi Arabia, Chancellor Olaf Scholz tested positive for the corona virus. According to government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit, the result came on Monday morning. According to a message from the Federal Chancellery, the Chancellor has had mild cold symptoms to date and, according to the guidelines, “immediately went into isolation”, according to information from the German Press Agency (dpa).
As far as we know, Scholz had done a PCR test before starting the trip, which was negative at the time. According to government sources, he tested negative again on Sunday. On September 24, upon arrival in Saudi Arabia, titled the daily News:
“Scholz in Saudi Arabia – the ice age ended with a handshake”
The UAE enjoys a close friendship and strategic partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany. Today, I was pleased to meet with Chancellor Olaf Scholz to explore further opportunities for cooperation in areas including energy security, emissions reduction and climate action. pic.twitter.com/GahnJISBWa
— Mohammed bin Zayed (@MohamedBinZayed) September 25, 2022
No further information on the positive test result can be found on the Chancellor’s official Twitter account. Scholz had originally planned a consultation with the prime ministers of the federal states for Wednesday information of the mirrors. Government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit said dpa With:
“The public appointments this week will be cancelled, the Chancellor wants to attend internal appointments and the scheduled meeting with the Prime Ministers of the federal states virtually.”
Also on Monday morning, the Federal Minister of the Interior, Nancy Faeser, informed about her positive test result:
“Now Corona has gotten me too, for the first time. The virus remains insidious. Take good care of yourselves this fall!”
Now Corona got me too, for the first time. The virus remains insidious. Everyone take care of yourselves this fall!
— Nancy Faeser (@NancyFaeser) September 26, 2022
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