France: 30,152 coronavirus deaths


FILE PHOTO: Emergency personnel, wearing protective coveralls and face masks, work at a coronavirus disease screening site (COVID-19) installed inside a gymnasium in Laval, in the department of Mayenne, France, on July 15, 2020. REUTERS / Stephane Mahe

PARIS (Reuters) – The number of deaths in France due to the new coronavirus rose to 30,152 on Friday from 30,138 on Thursday, the country’s health department announced on Friday.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, fell to 6,688 from 6,796 on Thursday, continuing a downward trend of one week.

Report by Dominique Vidalon; edited by Jonathan Oatis

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