German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier quarantined himself after his protection was positive for the virus test. Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the public to “reduce contact”.
It was reported that the quarantined German President Steinmeier was tested and the result is not yet clear.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on citizens to reduce contact with non-family members and give up any non-compulsory travel upon the increase of cases.
Merkel said that it is not enough just to maintain physical distance and to wear a mask. There has been a record increase in the number of cases in Germany for the last three days. Finally, 7 thousand 830 new cases were reported in one day. The total number of infected has exceeded 360 thousand and the loss of life has exceeded 9 thousand 700.