France has reported 28 new deaths from the coronavirus in a hospital in 24 hours, bringing to 29 603 persons the total number of deaths since the beginning of the epidemic, according to an assessment by the ministry of Health. The number of severe cases of Covid-19 requiring hospitalization in the icu continues to decrease with 752 patients, or 20 less than on Wednesday. Four regions (Ile-de-France, Grand-est, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Hauts-de-France) comprise 74 % of the patients hospitalized in resuscitation.
These data confirm the downward curve for the more severe cases since the peak reached at the beginning of April (with more than 7,000 patients while in the icu due to the coronavirus). Since the beginning of the epidemic, 29 603 people died in France, of which 19 146 within hospital establishments. The figures of mortality related to institutions, social and medico-social will be updated on Tuesday.Date Of Update: 18 June 2020, 15:33