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French president's wife tested positive for COVID-19 in late December: media - Metro US

French president’s wife tested positive for COVID-19 in late December: media

French First Lady Brigitte Macron visits the new Cafe Joyeux coffee shop, which employs people with Down's syndrome and other cognitive disabilities, in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – The wife of French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for COVID-19 towards the end of December but resumed normal activities after a second test proved negative, French radios Europe 1 and France Info reported on Saturday.

Europe 1 said Brigitte Macron tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 24. It said she presented no major symptoms and then had two further tests on Dec. 30 and Dec. 31 which proved negative.

President Macron himself tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 17, and was in self-isolation until a subsequent test on Dec. 24 showed he no longer had COVID symptoms.

(Reporting by Nicolas Delame and Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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