New Delhi: French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday tested positive for Covid-19, his office said in statement. According to updates, Macron was tested after showing mild symptoms of the infection and will isolate for seven days and continue to work. However, Macron’s Elysee Palace declined to provide details on the situation of the infection or where the president will be isolating. Also Read - 2 Dead After Receiving Jab, 5 Others Develop Severe Adverse Impacts, Centre Says Not Linked To Vaccine

The development comes at a time when the president was due to travel to Lebanon next week. He met with the Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa for a working lunch on Wednesday. Also Read - With 161 Fresh Cases, Delhi Records Lowest COVID Infections in Over 8 Months

To curb the coronavirus outbreak, France has switched from a strict lockdown to a curfew this week and will be easing restrictions further ahead of Christmas holidays. Also Read - Coronavirus Vaccine Side-Effects: Don't Freak Out if You Experience These Issues in Your Body After Getting Vaccinated