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France registers 178 coronavirus deaths in a single day and confirms a significant decrease in ICU-related deaths

May 7, 2020

The French health authorities reported this Thursday that the daily number of deaths from the coronavirus has continued to decrease after another 178 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, a total of 25,987 deaths since the pandemic started.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that 16,386 of the deceased died in hospitals, while another 9,601 died in nursing homes and day care centers.

A total of 23,208 people are still in the hospital, a number that continues to decrease, despite 728 new admissions being confirmed, less than the previous day. The country is also seeing a decrease in intensive care units, which currently treat 2,961 patients, 186 fewer than on Wednesday.

France registers 178 coronavirus deaths in a single day and confirms a significant decrease in ICU-related deathsFrance registers 178 coronavirus deaths in a single day and confirms a significant decrease in ICU-related deaths

Since the epidemic began, 95,210 people have been hospitalized and 55,027 people have been released. A total of 137,779 cases of coronavirus are still active in the country.

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