The total number of deaths from coronavirus in France reached 18 681 person. This was at a briefing in Paris on 17 April, said the Director General of the Directorate of the Ministry of health of the country jérôme Salomon. The briefing was broadcast on Twitter of the Ministry of health.
24 hours in hospitals and nursing homes died 761 people.
In France, hospitalized 31 190 infected COVID-19 of them in the last day, there were 2167 patients. The number of new arrivals in the hospital fell for the third day in a row.
Among hospitalized individuals 6027 patients placed in the intensive care unit, including in recent days – 243 new infected with a coronavirus. These figures, according to the representative of the Ministry of health also decreased for the ninth consecutive day.
Salomon stated that “the spread of the virus remains high”.
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