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Breaking: French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for COVID

International Business Times | 17/12/2020 04:54 PM | Click to read full article

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."