Nicolas Sarkozy: Leaves hospital
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has left the Val-de-Grace military hospital in Paris this morning after doctors gave him a clean bill of health. He was collapsed while jogging through simple fatigue.
While leaving hospital, Sarkozy's supermodel wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy thanked medical staff and waved to journalists before getting into his official car and being driven off.
In a statement Sarkozy's office declared that the doctors has found no sign of heart or neurological trouble and has diagnosed the president as having suffered a minor fainting episode caused by overwork.
According to the statement issued, the doctors have suggested Mr. Sarkozy to take rest, so he has postponed a visit on Tuesday to the Mont Saint Michel abbey in Normandy but will chair Wednesday's cabinet meeting as planned.
The 54 year old president is regularly seen running and is a keen cyclist. He collapsed on Sunday while jogging in the wooded parkland around the Palace of Versailles just outside Paris on a hot and humid summer day.
His bodyguards and his official doctor were also jogging there. They taken him by a helicopter to Val-de-Grace military hospital.
No medical treatment has been prescribed to him.
Officials in Sarkozy's office said that the president is doing well.