PARIS: Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the French Presidency.
Macron took a test “as soon as the first symptoms appeared” and will isolate himself for seven days, according to the statement. “He will continue to work and take care of his activities at a distance,”
“The President of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today,” the statement said. “This diagnosis was made following a PCR test performed at the onset of the first symptoms.”
His office is also currently in the process of identifying those who he may have had contact with, to inform them of the situation. The statement did not list his symptoms.
Over 2.4 million cases have been recorded in France since the start of the pandemic.