The office of French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed that he has tested positive for coronavirus. After showing early symptoms.
BREAKING NEWS: French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for COVID-19: Although he will now be isolating for 7 days it is said that he will continue to work and carry out civic duties on a remote basis. The brief statement from his office said. “He will continue to work and take care of his activities at a distance.”
Although it failed to say how bad Mr Macron’s symptoms were. A spokeswoman for the President said that a planned trip to Lebanon next week has been cancelled. Although it’s not clear yet what tracing efforts are in progress Mr Macron is said to be assessing his movements. And discover where he may have contracted the virus. After his meeting with Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Costa, on Wednesday there has been no comment from Portuguese officials.
France’s Prime Minister Jean Castex will also self isolate after coming into contact with Mr Macron over the last few days, said Gerard Larcher, head of the Senate, the upper house of the French parliament.
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