The French health authorities reported this Wednesday that the daily death toll from coronavirus has dropped to 83, increasing the total number of deaths since the pandemic started to 27,074, despite the fact that the rest of the patients have been admitted to intensive care units .
In a statement, the Ministry of Health has detailed that 17,101 of the deceased died in hospitals, while another 9,973 died in nursing homes and day care centers.
According to the authorities, a total of 21,071 people are still in the hospital, which continues to decrease despite the fact that 543 new admissions were confirmed on the last day. Last week, 23,983 patients were admitted to hospitals and medical centers across the country.
France is also seeing a decrease in intensive care units, which currently have 2,428 patients, despite 69 other patients. The balance is still negative with 114 fewer patients than on Tuesday.