Former French minister dies of COVID-19

T TV Monday 30/March/2020 08:44 AM
By: Times News Service

A close adviser of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and former president of a Parisian administrative district has died from COVID-19.

This was revealed by the Haut-de-Seine department on Sunday.

Patrick Devedjian was the minister in charge of dealing with French recovery from the 2008 financial crisis.

The 75-year-old first publicly announced he was suffering from symptoms of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.