WORLD French culture minister tests positive


French culture minister tests positive


05:30, March 10, 2020


French Culture Minister Franck Riester. (Photo: AFP)

French officials said that Culture Minister Franck Riester tested positive for the virus.

French Health Minister Olivier Veran says that Riester has shown “few symptoms” and is under self-quarantine at home.

Veran says Riester had spent time at the country’s National Assembly lower house of parliament where several lawmakers tested positive.

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