The number of deaths related to the Covid-19 has increased from 31 in hospitals over the last 24 hours in France, according to the government website Saturday, bringing the total, with the long-term care facilities, 29 of 142 since the beginning of the epidemic.
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The numbers should not be communicated
These figures, based on public Health data in France, have been put online on the website of the government, while the Directorate-general of Health (DGS) announced Friday that it would not publish to new balance over the weekend. While France has started last Monday the second phase of the déconfinement, after having put in place a containment unpublished of the population during the two months between 17 march and 11 may, the epidemic of Covid-19 is currently "controlled" in the country, had estimated on Friday, the chairman of the scientific council, professor Jean-François Delfraissy.
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" The virus continues to circulate, particularly in certain regions (...), but it circulates at a low speed. Where it was roughly several tens of thousands of cases, around 80 000 new cases per day at the beginning of march before confinement, it is estimated that there is now around 1,000 cases, almost ", he explained on France Inter.p> Updated Date: 06 June 2020, 18:33