Coronavirus : more than 2,000 new cases registered in 24 hours in France - The Point

The health situation in France is more worrying. In the last 24 hours, 2 288 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in France. An increase unprecedented si

Coronavirus : more than 2,000 new cases registered in 24 hours in France - The Point

The health situation in France is more worrying. In the last 24 hours, 2 288 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in France. An increase unprecedented since the month of may, according to the last balance-sheet newspaper of the Directorate-general of Health (DGS) released on Friday. In a week, 9 330 people were tested positive (of which 1 604 Thursday, and 1 695 Wednesday).

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"The indicators are deteriorating, confirming the circulation more active to the virus on the whole territory of the country, particularly among young adults," stressed the Directorate-general of Health by calling to " increase vigilance ". In addition, since Thursday, 21 new clusters appeared, bringing the total to 787, of which 288 assets and 499 closed.

The number of patients in the icu has decreased slightly

The number of patients in the Covid-19 resuscitation (cpr) on the other hand has slightly decreased to 383 patients, or seven less than the previous day, while the balance of patients in intensive care oscillates between rise and fall in recent days, breaking with the continuous decline seen since April. France now has more than 30 324 deaths, or 12 more than on Thursday, 19 of which 818 in hospitals and 10.506 in institutions, social and medico-social. This last figure, which dates from Tuesday, will be updated on the 11th of August.

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on Tuesday, the scientific Council, which guides the government in the fight against the Covid-19, had warned that France was not immune to a recovery uncontrolled epidemic, and urged the French to comply with the measures of barriers. The port of the mask, which is mandatory in enclosed public places since July 20, in France extends to the outside in more and more cities in the country.

Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 15:33

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