The French Directorate-General for Health reported 166 deaths in the past 24 hours this Saturday, and there have been a total of 24,760 deaths related to Covid-19 since the pandemic started. The French authorities reported 218 deaths on Friday.
In particular, 15,487 patients died in hospitals and 9,273 in social and health facilities such as nursing homes. The number of hospitalizations decreased again with 25,827 patients admitted and 453 new patients on the last day. The total number of hospital patients was reduced by 60.
The number of patients admitted to the intensive care unit by the coronavirus also drops to 3,827, a number that has decreased continuously for three weeks after the peak of April 9, with almost 7,200 patients. The total number of infected people in France is 130,979.
Four regions – Ile de France, Great East, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Hautes-de-France) account for 72 percent of hospital cases.