French Finance Minister exams constructive for COVID-19

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French Minister of Finance, Bruno Le Maire has examined constructive for coronavirus however has no signs and is working from home.

“I tested positive for COVID-19 this evening,” Le Maire wrote in a Twitter put up on Friday. The French Minister mentioned he’s isolating at home, in accordance with the well being rules issued by the federal government.

“I have no symptoms. I will stay in solitary confinement for 7 days. I continue to perform my duties,” Le Maire added.

Le Maire’s announcement got here amid an alarming spike of COVID-19 instances in France. Only on Friday, the nation reported 13,215 new instances and 154 new deaths, with epidemiologists attributing the rise of instances to a mix of quicker circulation of the virus and a six-fold enhance in testing for the reason that authorities made it free.

Earlier in September, the nation’s Prime Minister, Jean Castex was put in isolation after coming involved with the director of the Tour de France, Christian Prudhomme, who had contracted the virus. Castex examined twice for COVID-19, producing adverse outcomes.