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Hundreds of thousands in coronavirus quarantine in Germany -minister

BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people in Germany are in quarantine because they have tested positive for the coronavirus or have come into contact with someone who has COVID-19, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Tuesday.

Spahn, giving his first news conference since recovering from COVID-19, said he felt humbled by his experience and was grateful that he had not been hit by more serious symptoms.

Reporting by Caroline Copley Writing by Madeline Chambers Editing by Michelle Adair

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