The French Ministry of Health reported this Thursday that 27 more people died in the country’s hospitals from COVID-19 on the last day, although the number of deaths in nursing homes and day care centers will not be updated until June 16.
A total of 29,346 deaths have been recorded since the pandemic began, 18,962 of them in hospitals and another 10,384 in nursing homes, as stated in the government statement warning that the virus despite the “good numbers” continues to circulate. “
The number of people admitted to hospital for COVID-19 continues to decrease, with 11,465 patients currently being admitted, 213 fewer than on Wednesday. The number of serious cases in the intensive care unit, which has been falling steadily for two months, is now 903, 30 less than on the previous day.
Since the epidemic began, 103,067 people have been hospitalized, including 18,167 in intensive care, while a further 72,149 have returned home.
The regions of Île-de-France, Upper France, Großost and Auvergne-Rhône-Alps continue to be hardest hit. Overall, these regions concentrate on 73 percent of the people stationed in the intensive care unit, while in the overseas areas 126 are admitted to a hospital and 21 are admitted to the intensive care unit.