Positive for Covid-19, Minister of Labor Élisabeth Borne was hospitalized

His state of health is “improving”, however, said the ministry in a statement.

Labor Minister Élisabeth Borne, who tested positive for Covid-19 on March 14, “was placed under medical supervision in a hospital in the Paris region“, And his state of health is”improving“The ministry said in a statement on Monday.

The entourage of the minister, aged 59, wants to be “reassuring“On his state of health and his services specify that”in conjunction with the Minister and with the support of her cabinet, Brigitte Klinkert, Minister Delegate in charge of Integration, and Laurent Pietraszewski, Secretary of State in charge of Pensions and Occupational Health, ensure the continuity of files and government work“.

Élisabeth Borne announced on March 14 on her Twitter account that she had tested positive for Covid-19, while indicating that she would continue to perform her duties remotely. Born on April 18, 1961, she has been in charge since July 2020 of the heavy file of Work, Employment and Training, at the time of the Covid-19 crisis. Previously, in the governments of Édouard Philippe, she had managed the Transport portfolio, then replaced François de Rugy as Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition in July 2019.


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