France’s Macron Has Tested Positive for COVID-19 

PARIS (Reuters) -
French President Emmanuel Macron, wearing a protective face mask, seen before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday. (Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo)

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the French Presidency said on Thursday.

“The President of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today,” his office said in a statement. “This diagnosis was made following a PCR test performed at the onset of the first symptoms.”

The presidency said he would isolate for the next seven days.