Video footage shows Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg having to pause several times to get his breath back, taking sips of water in a bid to reclaim his voice. “I’m lucky I have some water,” he said, coughing. “Too long of a speech.”

Frydenberg later revealed that he had entered self-isolation and was tested for coronavirus, according to CNN affiliate 9News. “Today while delivering my ministerial statement I had a dry mouth and a cough,” said Frydenberg in a statement seen by 9News. “After question time I sought the advice of Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO). The DCMO advised me that out of an abundance of caution it was prudent I be tested for Covid-19.” Frydenberg said he expects to have the results back

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