Daily French Covid-19 death toll stays below 100

The official toll announced on Tuesday of deaths from the Covid-19 virus over 24 hours since Monday rose to 87, taking into account fatalities in both hospitals and care homes, reaching a total of 29,296 since the officially declared beginning of the epidemic in March, representing the seventh succesive day that daily recorded deaths numbered less than 100, while ICU patients treated for the disease fell by 69 to 955.   

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France's coronavirus death toll rose by 87 or 0.3% to 29,296 on Tuesday, the highest daily toll since June 2nd, but remained under 100 for the seventh day in a row, health ministry data showed, reports Reuters.