March 18, 2020 / 11:55 AM / 11 days ago

German finance minister working from home with cold, being tested

BERLIN, March 18 (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he was working from home on Thursday due to a heavy cold and was being tested as a precautionary measure.

“Today I’m working from home too after I woke up with a heavy cold,” he said on Twitter, posting a picture of his tablet, cup and glasses on a table in the sunshine.

Germany’s Robert Koch Institute on Thursday said there were 8,198 cases of coronavirus in Europe’s largest economy. (Reporting by Michelle Martin Editing by Paul Carrel)

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