Brigitte Macron was in contact with a person who later developed symptoms of coronavirus, and the test gave a positive result.
The wife of French President Emmanuel Macron Brigitte went into self-isolation after contact with an infected coronavirus. This was reported by Reuters with reference to the office of the President of France on Monday, October 19.
It is noted that the first lady has no symptoms. The name of the sick person with whom she was in contact is not named.
“Brigitte Macron was in contact on Thursday 15 October with a person who tested positive for COVID-19 this Monday and is showing symptoms. In accordance with the recommendations of the health authorities, she will be isolated for seven days. Brigitte Macron has no symptoms of the disease at this stage, “the statement says.
Recall that on October 14, Macron announced the beginning of the second wave of coronavirus. The virus has spread across France, affecting all age groups. Severe forms of the disease are found among both young people and the elderly, Macron said.
At the same time, on October 17, France recorded a record increase in COVID-19 cases — then more than 32.4 thousand people fell ill.