France’s virus toll reaches 1,696 after 365 more deaths reported


There are now 29,155 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the nation, compared to 25,233 a day ago and 13,904 people hospitalised of whom 3,375 are in intensive care.

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A further 365 people have died from coronavirus in France, bringing the country’s death toll to 1,696, French authorities have said. It is believed to be the country’s biggest daily rise in deaths caused by the virus, reports Metro.