COVID: German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach tests positive
07 August 2022 | 1:00 pm
Lauterbach is self-isolating at home while continuing to conduct official duties. Germany is likely to reintroduce measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in winter.
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