PARIS (Reuters) – The number of people hospitalized for a coronavirus in France fell from 205 to 17,178 on Saturday, continuing a gradual decline that has lasted for more than five weeks since a peak of 32,292 on April 14.
The number of people in intensive care decreased by 36 or 2.1% to 1,665.
France did not publish a revised number of deaths on Saturday and said the COVID-19 report will be updated on Monday. A total of 28,215 people died on Thursday of the virus.
(Report by Geert De Clercq; Edition by Peter Graff)