Coronavirus: French President Macron no longer showing COVID-19 symptoms

French President Emmanuel Macron. (AFP)

French President Emmanuel Macron is showing no more symptoms of COVID-19, the Elysee office said on Thursday.

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Macron, 43, can now end his quarantine after he self-isolated for seven days at the presidential retreat of La Lanterne, close to the Palace of Versailles, the office said in a statement.

He had tested positive for the coronavirus on December 17, prompting a track-and-trace effort across Europe following numerous meetings between the French leader and EU heads of government in recent days.

Macron suffered headaches, a dry cough and tiredness for several days and his health condition improved on Wednesday.

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Last Update: Thursday, 24 December 2020 KSA 15:12 - GMT 12:12
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