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France is experiencing an increase in the daily death toll from coronavirus after another 243 deaths have been registered

May 8, 2020

The French health authorities reported this Friday that the daily death toll from coronavirus has increased after 243 more deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, 65 more than the previous day, a total of 26,230 deaths since the pandemic started .

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that 16,497 out of the dead died in hospitals, while another 9,733 died in nursing homes and day care centers.

A total of 22,724 people are still in the hospital, a number that continues to decrease, despite 510 new admissions being confirmed, less than the previous day.

France is experiencing an increase in the daily death toll from coronavirus after another 243 deaths have been registeredFrance is experiencing an increase in the daily death toll from coronavirus after another 243 deaths have been registered

The country is also seeing a decrease in intensive care units, which currently include 2,868 patients, despite another 89 patients being admitted.

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