French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirusDecember 17, 2020
Macron to isolate himself for seven days, but will ‘continue to work and take care of his activities’
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The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has been diagnosed with Covid-19 after developing symptoms, the Élysée Palace has announced.
In a brief statement on Thursday, the palace said Macron had been administered a PCR test as soon as the symptoms had appeared and would “self-isolate for seven days in line with the health protocol applicable to everyone”.