The doctor who vaccinated German Chancellor Angela Merkel was infected with the coronavirus. This was announced on Sunday, March 22, the representative of the Cabinet, Steffen Seibert, reports TP.
In this regard, the politician is quarantined and will work remotely.
Prior to this, Merkel made a statement in Berlin on the coronavirus pandemic. The Chancellor thanked everyone who, against the backdrop of the spread of the coronavirus, refused social contacts. It was previously reported that more than two people would be banned from meeting in the country. An exception will be made for those who live under the same roof. On March 21, netizens admired the head of government, who was noticed in a supermarket with a cart with wine and toilet paper. They praised her for coming to the store alone, “in the difficult times of the coronavirus.” “One can only hope that she managed to maintain a safe distance of two meters,” reporters expressed hope.
Germany is one of the five countries with the largest number of coronavirus infected. Almost 24 thousand cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection were detected in the country, 93 people died, 239 were cured. The death rate from coronavirus in Germany is one of the lowest in the world. An outbreak of COVID-19 disease caused by a new type of coronavirus was first reported in late December 2019 in Wuhan, China. In addition to China, cases were detected in 167 countries of the world.