France records 17,881 new confirmed Covid-19 cases
PARIS (FRANCE) – The number of new coronavirus infections in France rose by 17,881 on Saturday, lower than the number of cases reported on Friday, which was 22,882.
The health ministry also reported 276 new deaths from the virus in hospitals over 24 hours, against 386 on Friday.
Total deaths in France from the virus now stand at 48,518. Among them, 33,231 are in hospitals.
The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 dropped for the fifth day in a row and was down at 31,365.
The number of patients in intensive care units also dropped for the fifth consecutive day and was down at 4,493.