Death toll from coronaviruses in France increases from 389 to 22,245


FILE PHOTO: Cyclists pass in front of second-hand booksellers or second-hand booksellers along the banks of the Seine in Paris during a blockade imposed to slow the rate of coronavirus (COVID-19) in France, April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Charles Platiau

PARIS (Reuters) – The death toll from the coronavirus in France increased from 389 to 22,245 Friday, said the country’s top health official, Jerome Salomon.

The number of coronavirus cases in the hospital fell to 28,658 from 29,219, he added.

Report by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by David Goodman

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