Coronavirus: Minister Tested Positive In France
2 weeks ago Femi Olasunkanmi 0
As the deadly coronavirus keep ravaging the whole world. The French Culture Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, has contracted the novel coronavirus and is staying in his Paris home but is “doing fine”, his office said on Monday.
“The minister tested positive today,” after displaying symptoms, the ministry said. It noted that Riester spent several days last week at the country’s lower house National Assembly, where five virus cases were confirmed earlier.
The prime minister’s office said that the rules for ministers with the virus “are the same for all French people” including acting with caution and taking measures to minimise the chances of the disease spreading.
The virus has killed nearly 4,000 worldwide with the French toll standing at 25 on Monday.
After the novel coronavirus was first discovered in Wuhan, China the virus has done more than worse to Iran, Italy and South Korea. England, France and mainly Italy has witnessed more and large part of the deadly disease in Europe.