French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, possibly exposing several other top leaders to the coronavirus before his diagnosis.

Macron will self-isolate for seven days but will continuing working, according to Elysee Palace, the president's official residence. He took the test at the onset of symptoms.

Before his diagnosis, Macron had met with top foreign officials, including Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and European Council President Charles Michel as well as France's prime minister, Jean Castex.

Just this week, Macron had several high-level sitdowns.

On Monday, the president marked the 60th anniversary of the Organisation for the Economic Co-Operation and Development with a lunch at Elysee Palace. Among those attending: Sanchez, Michel, and the economic group's Secretary General Angel Gurria.

Tuesday brought a meeting between Macron and Peter Maurer, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

And as late as Wednesday, Macron lunched with Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa and attended a cabinet meeting.

The week earlier, Macron attended the European Council in Brussels with other Europen Union leaders, help several meetings with his council ministers and gave a handful of media interviews.

Michel tested negative Tuesday and Sanchez plans to take a test as well as quaratine for a week, CNN reported.

France reported 17,615 new diagnoses Wednesday. To date, the country has over 2.4 million positive virus cases and over 59,000, numbers from Johns Hopkins University show.

France has extended its curfew by an hour -- to 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The curfew will be lifted for Christmas so families can spend more time with their families.

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