Currently, 10,535 patients in hospitals, including 820 in the intensive care unit. The two key figures of the indicators to assess the country’s ability to cope with the epidemic, has declined to 217 and 26, respectively, in the last 24 hours.
Addressing the National Assembly’s investigative committee, Health Director-General Jérôme Saloman warned, “The first epidemic wave ends in Europe and in mainland France. But the epidemic is far from over and that the virus continues to circulate”.
“We have to anticipate an outbreak, a second epidemic wave in the fall or winter. Failure to prepare for a second wave would be a major mistake,” he stressed.
Last month, France has expanded to the national level locking for a month in order to stop the coronavirus pandemic, as well as other hard-hit countries, and is considered as the relaxation of their actions with the hope that the increase in mortality rate may soon plateau.
France has been imposed lockout since March 17, in the hope of slowing the spread of the epidemic and officials, has repeatedly warned that it will take time for the measures to bear fruit.
During this time, the world of skinning in the case of coronaviruses is 8,112,565 and 439,050 people have died of the disease.