Slight drop in new coronavirus cases in France


France's health authorities reported 21,063 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Thursday, down from Wednesday's 25,387 figure and last Thursday's total of 23,448, while the number of recorded deaths from the disease rose to 80,803.

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France's average count of new Covid-19 cases continued to fall on Thursday and the number of people hospitalised with the disease decreased for a third day running, but the country's health minister warned about the threat posed by coronavirus variants, reports FRANCE 24.