December 16, 2020, local time, in Paris, France, French President Macron wore a mask to meet with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa for a working lunch. People’s Vision Map
On the morning of the 17th local time, the Elysee Palace of the French presidential palace issued an announcement that French President Macron tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Last week, Macron met with the leaders of the 26 EU countries.
According to Bloomberg on the 17th, Macron received Portuguese Prime Minister Costa and had dinner at the Elysee Palace on the day before the diagnosis, and he also held talks with Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez on the 14th of this month. It is reported that he was scheduled to visit Lebanon from 22 to 23 December. In addition, Macron also participated in the summit of the leaders of the 27 EU in Brussels on the 10th of this month.
According to the announcement of the Elysee Palace, Macron was tested for initial symptoms. According to the relevant prevention and control regulations, Macron began to be quarantined for seven days, and he would continue to work remotely and related activities.
Macron’s staff said in an interview earlier this week that Macron has been tested many times since the outbreak of the epidemic, but the test results are negative. According to the French newspaper Figaro, it is reported that First Lady Bridget Macron has tested negative for the novel coronavirus. According to the prevention and control regulations, Bridget, as a close contact, self-isolated from the same day.