The week in France ended with deaths reaching a low point, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health.
A total of 63 deaths were recorded on Friday, down 6 from Thursday. The total number of hospital deaths was 18,387 and the total in nursing homes was 10,327.
Since the start of the outbreak, the number of deaths in France has risen to 28,714, with cases increasing to some extent to 149,668, an increase of 597 cases from the previous day.
The number of hospitalizations increased slightly on Friday with 14,695 cases, down from 513 patients the previous day. People in intensive care fell to 1,361, down 68 patients from Thursday.
Despite the severity of the virus, most people experience mild symptoms and recover. Since the start of disease registration, 67,803 people have recovered from the epidemic in France and have returned home.
Originating in China last December, COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has spread to 188 countries and regions around the world.
The pandemic has killed just over 362,500 people worldwide, with total infections exceeding 5.87 million, while more than 2.46 million people have recovered from the disease, according to figures compiled by the American Johns Hopkins University.
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