60,418 dead in France, 17,565 new cases

    60,418 dead in France, 17,565 new cases

    According to the latest figures from Public Health France, 17,565 new cases have been identified in 24 hours, as well as 190 new deaths. In total, 60,418 people have died in France since the start of the epidemic.

    The number of deaths caused by the epidemic in France since March is 60,418 people on Saturday, including 41,644 in hospital according to figures from Public Health France published on Saturday. 190 new deaths were recorded in 24 hours. “The evolution of the epidemic is worrying,” said the director general of health, Jérôme Salomon on Thursday.

    Saturday, Public Health France reported 17,565 people tested positive over 24 hours, against 15,674 the day before. The positivity rate is 5.6%, down slightly from 5.9% on Friday.

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