The French Prime Minister is in isolation after his wife was infected with Corona


“The test result of the prime minister, who received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine on March 19, was negative this evening,” Castix’s office told AFP.

He added that “however, and being in contact with a confirmed case, he will remain in quarantine for seven days, in accordance with the health rules followed,” noting that “his agenda has been arranged so that he is able to carry out his obligations from afar.”

was Castex On Wednesday, he inaugurated the new phase of the plan to reopen the country’s economy by visiting a market in the suburbs of the capital and a gymnasium, where he met a large number of people before having lunch face to face with Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire.

Castex also participated in the Cabinet session that took place in Elysee Palace Almost all members of the government in a first of its kind since October due to the restrictions that were imposed to limit the spread of the virus.

Thus, the Prime Minister will be forced to isolate himself for the third time in less than a year, after he isolated himself for the first time in September after contact with Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme and for the second time in December after contact with the President Emmanuel Macron.

Each time, it turned out that Castix was not infected with the virus.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to receive the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine soon, as it has been eleven and a half weeks since he received the first dose, while the French health authorities recommend a 12-week period between the two doses.


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