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The number of daily coronavirus deaths in France drops to 83

May 21, 2020

The French Ministry of Health reported Thursday that 83 more coronavirus deaths have occurred in the past 24 hours, 27 fewer than the previous day. This brings the total number of deaths to 28,215, although the number of hospitalized patients continues to decrease.

In a statement, health officials have detailed that the death toll in hospitals is 17,870, while another 10,345 people have died in day care centers and nursing homes.

A total of 17,583 people are admitted to the country’s hospitals, which continues to decrease despite the fact that another 271 people were admitted on the last day. Last week 20,463 people were hospitalized.

The number of daily coronavirus deaths in France drops to 83
The number of daily coronavirus deaths in France drops to 83

In France, there was still a decline in ICU patients, who currently treat 1,745 patients – compared to 2,299 a week ago – despite the fact that 28 more patients were admitted on the last day, two weeks less than on Wednesday. The balance is still negative, as stated in the text.