French health ministry says 'exponential' rise in coronavirus cases


France has registered a steady buildup in numbers of corornavirus infections over recent days, which health authorities have described as 'very proccupying', while a slight rise in intensive care patients in hospitals suffering from the Covid-19 disease brought the total across the country by Saturday evening to 400. 

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France has recorded its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections since March, as President Emmanuel Macron raised the possibility of another nationwide lockdown, reports BBC News.