France’s Macron showing no more COVID-19 symptoms, Elysee says

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

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.

Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau; writing by Matthieu Protard; editing by Jason Neely and Alexandra Hudson

IMAGE: French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he meets Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the presidential Elysee Palace announced on Thursday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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