The French Directorate-General for Health reported 135 deaths in the past 24 hours this Sunday, and a total of 24,895 Covid-19 deaths have occurred since the pandemic started. The Gaulish authorities reported 166 deaths on Saturday and 218 deaths on Friday.
“For the third week in a row, hospitalization and resuscitation numbers have dropped,” the official statement said with the new numbers, which include 131,287 confirmed cases, only 308 more than on Saturday.
It also shows that, after 345 new admissions, 25,815 patients from Covid-19 were hospitalized, although the balance is still negative and twelve beds less occupied. Of these, 3,819 are in intensive care, eight fewer than on Saturday, far from the high point of April 9, when nearly 7,200 intensive care patients were present.
Four regions – Ile de France, Grand East, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Hautes-de-France – account for 72 percent of hospital cases.
“Overall, we have been fighting the spread of the epidemic. Overall, we have to fight to prevent the virus from spreading. Overall, we will fight to counter the risk that threatens recovery,” concludes the official statement.