French culture minister is hospitalised with Covid

French culture minister is hospitalised with Covid


norman lebrecht

March 24, 2021

We reported yesterday that Roselyne Bachelot, 74, tested positive after attending a closed opera performance.

The minister of culture has now been rushed to hospital ‘for observation’.




  • Barry Guerrero says:

    More fuel for thought for the frequent Covid deniers at this bulletin board . . . not that they’ll put it to any use. They’ll continue denying unless they get it themselves.

    • Anthony Sayer says:

      Never read anyone denying the existence of cv, just some sceptical of its danger to a wider public. Ms Bachelot is 74 and thus at risk.

    • BruceB says:

      ^ and maybe even then.

    • Tiredofitall says:

      Well put–and I agree wholeheartedly–but regardless, our thoughts should be for the recovery of Ms. Bachelot. Perhaps this incident will inform her future decisions in her leadership position.

  • John Borstlap says:

    She has been hospitalized ‘just to be sure’ and only for a couple of days. She is working from the hospital and her condition is stable, and does not inspire any worry:

    • mary says:

      you really do believe everything the government tells you, don’t you.

      • John Borstlap says:

        Last time Macron phoned me, to reassure me that his mask was designed by Balmain and not by Boildieu as I had initially thought , I HAD to believe him. I’m very authority-sensitive.

      • Christopher Clift says:

        Do you have any different information regarding this lady’s condition Mary, or are you merely making assumptions?