German Chancellor Under Quarantine Merkel Governs From Home After Negative Test

The German chancellor is staying home after being exposed to a doctor who tested positive for the coronavirus. A first test came back negative, but Merkel will keep governing remotely for the time being. What does Germany's line of succession look like, and who would jump in if Merkel gets sick?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking from the Chancellery in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking from the Chancellery in Berlin

Foto: Odd Andersen/ AFP
German Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz

German Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz

Foto: DPA
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