Frenchman Macron to address nation on coronavirus crisis on Monday


FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron participates in a videoconference with the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the Elysée Palace in Paris, France on April 8, 2020. Ludovic Marin / Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will speak to the nation regarding the new plight of coronaviruses on Monday evening, the presidential palace announced on Wednesday.

According to the latest figures showing 10,869 deaths, France has the fourth highest death toll from coronavirus in the world, behind Italy, Spain and the United States.

Report by Marine Pennetier; Writing by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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