France reports 785 new coronavirus infections on Monday, up from 2,288 on Friday


PARIS, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – France’s health ministry said on Monday it recorded 785 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, up from 2,288 on Friday, but gave no indication of the number of infections over the weekend.It said it recorded 10,800 new cases over the past week, but did not provide an updated figure for the cumulative total number of coronavirus infections, which stood at 197,921 on Friday.

The ministry said that over the past week 10,800 new cases were recorded, but it was not immediately clear what time period it was and whether infections over the weekend were included in this. total. (Report by Geert De Clercq, edited by Franklin Paul)

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