The French prime minister, Jean Castex has tested positive for coronavirus.
His office confirmed he would isolate for ten days but continue to work.
PM Castex “immediately carries out a PCR test” after finding out one of his daughters has tested positive for the virus.
The positive test came as he returned from Belgium to meet with his counterpart.
The 56-year-old has received two doses of a vaccine in the spring and has never tested positive before.