Covid-19: deaths in France fall Thursday, ICU cases down again

France recorded 44 new deaths of patients hospitalised for Covid-19 virus infection over the 24 hours to Thursday evening, bringing the total number of recorded fatalities since March 1st to 29,065, while the numbers of all those hospitalised for the disease fell for the seventh week in a row, including a further slight fall among those intensive care units, although the latest toll among care homes will not next be announced until June 9th. 

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Confirmed new coronavirus infections in France rose by 767 to 152,444 on the 25th day since lockdown ended on May 11th, the health ministry said on Thursday, reports Reuters.