January 22, 2021

Macron tests positive for COVID-19

Macron tests positive for COVID-19

President Emmanuel Macron of France has tested positive for COVID-19.

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The presidential Elysee Palace announced Macron’s COVID-19 status in a statement on Thursday.

It said the president took a test “as soon as the first symptoms appeared”.

It added that Macron would isolate himself for seven days.

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“He will continue to work and take care of his activities at a distance,” the presidential palace said.

According to Worldometres, there are over 74 million cases of COVID-19 globally, and while over 1.6 million have died of complications from the disease, more than 52 million people have recovered.

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