French first lady to self-isolate after contact with COVID-19 patient: office

PARIS (Reuters) - French First Lady Brigitte Macron will self-isolate for seven days after coming into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, Macron's office said on Monday.

Reuters October 20, 2020 00:12:40 IST
French first lady to self-isolate after contact with COVID-19 patient: office

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PARIS (Reuters) - French First Lady Brigitte Macron will self-isolate for seven days after coming into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 , Macron's office said on Monday.

"Brigitte Macron was in contact on Thursday Oct. 15 with a person who has been tested positive for COVID-19 this Monday, Oct. 19, and showing symptoms of the disease," it said in a statement.

"In accordance with health authorities' recommendations, she will self-isolate for seven days. Brigitte Macron has no symptoms of the disease at this stage."

(Reporting by Michel Rose and Geert De Clercq; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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