Olivier Véran tested positive for Covid-19

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The Minister of Health has tested positive for Covid-19.

COVID-19 – The week is definitely complicated for the government. The Minister of Health Olivier Véran tested positive for Covid-19 at midday after “the appearance of mild symptoms”, we learned this Thursday, January 13 through the entourage of the Minister .

Since his arrival at the Ministry of Solidarity and Health on February 16, 2020, this is the first time that Olivier Véran has publicly tested positive.

On Twitter, the minister also announced the news, without forgetting to specify that he was immediately “in isolation”. He will continue to “ensure [ses] remote functions, ”he also said in his tweet.

“As the protocol requires, being vaccinated three doses, he will respect isolation and continue to work from the private quarters of his ministry, where he resides,” added his services in addition to the minister’s announcement on Twitter.

Véran warned by “Tous Anti-Covid”

According to his entourage, Olivier Véran, present this Wednesday, January 12 in the morning at the Council of Ministers, had been warned in the afternoon to be a contact case via the “All Anti Covid” application and had undergone a first negative test.

“Given the appearance of mild symptoms this afternoon, he tested again, positive this time. He also confirmed his self-test with a positive antigen test ”, the same source explains.

The minister spoke Thursday morning at the platform of the National Assembly, for the adoption of the resolution carried by LFI deputies recognizing endometriosis as a long-lasting disease.

Above all, he had to carry the bill establishing the vaccine pass, voted on the night of Wednesday to Thursday at first reading in the Senate and currently studied in a joint committee (CMP) at the Palais Bourbon, so that deputies and senators try to agree on a common version of the text.

See also on The HuffPost: Vaccine: 230,000 French people received a first injection this week, a record since September


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