The French President Emmanuel Macron went ahead with a planned speech by videoconference Thursday, hours after testing positive.
A suspect has been arrested, police in France said.
The president allegedly made the comments in France in 2018 while speaking to his staff about U.S. service members who'd died in World War I.
Hopes that reopening restaurants and bars would provide an economic boost have been dashed as customers stay away and businesses fight for survival.
"Suddenly I was sheltering with a whole new family, thousands of miles away from my real one back home."
The number of deaths and infections around the world are likely far higher than government tallies suggest.
HuffPost reporters in Italy, France and Spain share their advice for coping.
The virus has infected more than 150,000 people worldwide and killed over 5,600.
Some 29 people injured, including five with serious injuries, as vehicle tips over in the Somme region.
Thousands were killed on Normandy's beaches, codenamed Gold, Juno, Sword, Utah and Omaha.