Reuters CHARLES PLATIAU
Today, Thursday, the French health authorities announced that they had recorded 25,279 cases and 293 new deaths from the Corona virus, which causes “Covid-19”, in a decline for both indicators compared with Wednesday’s data.
The General Administration of French Health Affairs stated, in a new statistic, that the number of registered infections with the new Corona virus “Covid-19” increased during the past 24 hours by 25,279, compared with 25,403 Wednesday, to reach the level of 3835595 cases.
The administration added that the health authorities monitored 293 deaths from the Corona virus in the country’s hospitals, compared to 322 on Wednesday, bringing the general number of pandemic victims to 87,835 dead, including 62,862 in hospitals and 24,973 in homes for the elderly.
France is the sixth country in the world in terms of the number of registered infections with the Coronavirus and the 7th in terms of the death toll from the pandemic.