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France registers a further 44 deaths and estimates the number of patients in the intensive care unit at around a thousand

June 4, 2020

The French health authorities reported this Thursday that 44 more coronavirus deaths have been registered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 29,065, although the number of ICU patients is around a thousand.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that 18,715 of the deaths registered in the country occurred in hospitals and another 10,350 in nursing homes and day care centers.

Authorities who have indicated that dormitory deaths date back to June 2 are planning to update this number on June 9. Currently, the 44 deaths recorded on the last day only correspond to those in hospitals.

France registers a further 44 deaths and estimates the number of patients in the intensive care unit at around a thousandFrance registers a further 44 deaths and estimates the number of patients in the intensive care unit at around a thousand

There are currently 13,101 people in hospital for COVID-19, 413 fewer than on Wednesday, a number that has remained negative despite 195 new admissions in the past 24 hours.