French President visits hospital in Paris where coronavirus victim died

French President visits hospital in Paris where coronavirus victim died - Ahead of leaving for Naples, for a long-planned summit with Italy, French President Emmanuel Macron has this morning  arrived at the Pitie-Salpetrière hospital in Paris where the 60 year old French patient died on Tuesday after being tested positive for coronavirus.

Emmanuel Macron is to meet nursing staff with the Minister of Health Olivier Veran. This trip, not planned on the agenda of the President of the Republic, was decided late last night. It is the first time that the Head of State has devoted a visit to this health crisis.

 

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