France's daily virus death toll rises slightly, hospital cases fall

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Officials said the death toll on Wednesday increased 1.8% compared with Tuesday, a slightly higher rate of increase than over the previous 24 hours.

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The number of people who have died from coronavirus infection in France rose by 427 to 24,087 on Wednesday, while hospitalisations for the disease and people in ICU units continued to decline, the health ministry said in a statement, reports FRANCE 24.