French culture minister infected by coronavirus but is well: source

French culture minister infected by coronavirus but is well: source
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French Culture Minister Franck Riester has been infected by the coronavirus outbreak, a source close to the Culture Ministry said on Monday, adding the 46-year-old member of government was “feeling well”, APA reports quoting Reuters. 

Riester, who recently visited the French Parliament, found out that he had been in contact there with infected people, prompting him to undergo a test which turned out positive, the source added. 

The culture minister has not met French President Emmanuel Macron since several days, the source said.

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