The French health authorities reported on Monday that an additional 38 coronavirus deaths have occurred on the last day, so the country has already reached 30,029 disease-related deaths with 172,377 cases.
In a statement, the Ministry of Health emphasized that 19,553 of these deaths occurred in hospitals. In contrast, 111 people have been released in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who have recovered from the illness to 78,597.
However, due to COVID-19, 6,983 people are still in hospital, 492 of them in intensive care units.
In the meantime, French Prime Minister Jean Castex signed a plan with most French unions on Monday that will raise € 8.1 billion in healthcare wages.