French President Macron improving after COVID diagnosis - presidency

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French President Macron, tested positive for coronavirus, is seen on TV screen

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's health is showing signs of improvement after he tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 17, his office said on Wednesday.

Macron has been has been self-isolating at Versailles, and BFM TV this week broadcast live images of him chairing a government ministerial meeting via an audiovisual link.

He has said that although he will be working at a slower pace as he recovers, he will continue to tackle top-priority issues such as France's response to the COVID pandemic and Brexit.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau, Bertrand Boucey and Sudip Kar-Gupta; editing by John Stonestreet)