Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck (Greens) has been infected with the corona virus. A spokeswoman said his test on Wednesday was positive. Habeck unfortunately with cold symptoms.

Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck (Greens) tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. This was announced by a spokeswoman for the minister in Berlin. Both a rapid test and a PCR test were positive. Habeck has cold symptoms, the spokeswoman reported.

He went into isolation in accordance with the legal requirements. All presence appointments would be cancelled. Habeck takes care of official business from home. The minister had already been represented by State Secretary for Economic Affairs Patrick Graichen at an appointment with Construction Minister Klara Geywitz (SPD) at noon.

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