Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo has been taken to a hospital with a respiratory infection, the government said in a statement.
Calvo, 62, was tested for coronavirus and the results will be released as soon as they are known, the statement added.
“To those who are waiting, I tell them not to worry, calm down. To residents in other countries I say to stay as they are and follow the rules of the local health authorities", the minister said.
Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases in Spain continues to grow, reaching 33,000, according to the health ministry.
The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on 11 March. Over 340,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed globally, with over 14,700 fatalities.