France bans gatherings of more than 1,000 people over virus fears

French minister of health Olivier Véran announced the ban on Sunday as 1,126 have tested positive for the virus so far with 19 dead.

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As France confirms 1,126 coronavirus and 19 deaths, gatherings of more than 1,000 people in the country are being banned, French minister of health Olivier Véran announced Sunday, reports Business Insider.