The number of deaths from the coronavirus in France for a day has increased by 1355 people to 5387.
Since the beginning of the epidemic in the hospitals of France from coronavirus infection COVID-19 died 4503 people, at least 884 people have died in nursing homes, said the evening of April 2 radio RFI , citing announced by the head of the Main Department of health of the country jérôme Salomon data.
As of the evening of April 1 there were 4032 fatal cases from COVID-19, but before April 2, the authorities did not take into account the official data of deaths in nursing homes.
According to the TV station France 24, Salomon warned that the number of deaths from the coronavirus in nursing homes may be higher, as the authorities are still gathering information.
The total number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus in France is 56 989.
Since March 1, was discharged from hospital about 12 thousand people, which moved COVID-19, about 26 thousand remain in hospitals (of which 6399 – in intensive care).
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 2, total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1 million people, including more than 217 thousand recovered and 53 975 people died.
France ranks sixth in the world in the number of infected with the coronavirus and the fourth – the number of the dead.
April 3, the U.S. broke the world record for number of confirmed in one day deaths from COVID-19 – there were 1169 deaths recorded.