The French health authorities reported on Tuesday that the daily death toll from coronavirus increased again after another 348 deaths had been registered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to the beginning of 26,991 pandemic.
In a statement, the Ministry of Health has detailed that of the number of those who died, 17,003 died in hospitals, while another 9,988 died in nursing homes and day care centers.
According to the authorities, a total of 21,595 people are still in the hospital, which continues to decrease despite the fact that 670 new admissions were confirmed on the last day. Last week, 24,775 patients were admitted to hospitals and medical centers nationwide.
France is also seeing a decrease in intensive care units, which currently include 2,542 patients, despite the fact that another 92 patients were admitted – an average of 111 new admissions to these units last week. With 170 fewer patients than on Monday, the balance is still negative.