Jean Castex positive for Covid-19: who caught the virus in the entourage of the Prime Minister?

After being declared as a contact case, Jean Castex finally tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, November 22. A virus contracted after a relative tested positive as well.

The Prime Minister Jean Castex has been tested positive for Covid-19 this Monday, November 22, after one of her 11-year-old daughters tested positive Earlier in the day. Declared a contact case at first, he had to be in solitary confinement and had led the meeting on violence in Guadeloupe by videoconference.

The head of government went to Brussels in the morning where he met his Belgian counterpart Alexander De Croo. He was initially to receive in Matignon some of the elected officials of Guadeloupe in order to allow them “to present their analysis of the situation on the spot”, surrounded by the Ministers of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, of the Overseas, Sébastien Lecornu, and of the Health, Olivier Véran.

Jean Castex has already contacted twice

This is not the first time that Jean Castex is in contact with Covid-19. It had been the first time after a dinner with Emmanuel Macron in December, after which the president had tested positive, then in June, after the wife of Jean Castex had contracted the disease. The head of government, who received two doses of the vaccine, had never tested positive.

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Jean Castex was first declared a contact case

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Jean Castex had conducted a videoconference meeting on the violence in Guadeloupe.

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Jean Castex caught the virus after one of his 11-year-old daughters tested positive earlier today

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The head of government went to Brussels in the morning where he met his Belgian counterpart Alexander De Croo

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Jean Castex was initially to receive in Matignon some of the elected officials of Guadeloupe

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At this meeting Jean Castex was to be surrounded by the Ministers of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, the Overseas, Sébastien Lecornu, and the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran.

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This is not the first time that Jean Castex has been in contact with Covid-19.

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It had been the first time after a dinner with Emmanuel Macron in December, after which the president had tested positive

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Jean Castex was then declared a contact case in June, after his wife contracted the disease

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Jean Castex, who received two doses of the vaccine, had never tested positive.