French President Emmanuel Macron sporting a protecting face masks seems to be on as he makes a press release subsequent to Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas following their assembly on the Elysee Palace on October 28, 2020 in Paris, France.
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French President Emmanuel Macron has examined positive for Covid-19, in accordance with a press release from the French Presidency.
“This diagnosis was established following an RTPCR test performed as soon as the first symptoms appeared,” Macron’s workplace mentioned on Thursday. The temporary assertion didn’t present any additional particulars on the signs the president had skilled.
“In accordance with the health instructions in force applicable to all, the President of the Republic will isolate himself for 7 days.”
Macron will proceed to work remotely, the assertion added.
France has recorded extra circumstances of the coronavirus than some other European nation and is behind solely the U.S., India, Brazil and Russia, respectively, for the very best variety of infections worldwide.
To date, greater than 2.four million folks have contracted Covid-19 in France, with 59,472 associated deaths, in accordance with knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Earlier this week, Macron changed a six-week ban on motion with an eight p.m. to six a.m. curfew till mid-January (with Christmas Eve as an exception).
The public well being measures stipulate that museums, theaters, cinemas, bars and eating places all should stay closed till January at the very least.
French ski resorts additionally stay shut, however Macron has mentioned the massively standard vacationer spots could possibly reopen “under favorable conditions” from subsequent month.