The French leader took a test immediately after the appearance of the first symptoms and it showed a positive result.
French President Emmanuel Macron has been confirmed to have the coronavirus, reported Elysee Palace.
The French leader took the test after he developed mild symptoms of the disease.
Because of this, Macron is going into self-isolation, but will continue to work remotely. Under current health regulations that apply to everyone, the president will self-isolate for 7 days.
According to Johns Hopkins University, 2 million 465,126 cases of the coronavirus have been identified in France since the pandemic began. More than 59,400 people have died from COVID-19.