Keyword: death toll
Édouard Philippe said the first two weeks of April would be harder than the last two weeks as French officials reported 319 more deaths.
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.
French officials said that the overall number of coronavirus cases had risen to 25,233, a rise of about 13% in 24 hours.
Frédéric Valletoux, president of the French Hospitals Federation, said official numbers do not take account of deaths in retirement homes as well as some people who die at home.