PARIS (Reuters) – France’s health ministry on Thursday reported 2,669 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, setting a new daily record after the lockdown for the second day in a row and bringing the country’s cumulative total of cases to 209,365 .
The seven-day moving average of new infections, which is the average of weekly data reporting irregularities, rose to 1,962, a total that has doubled in the past two weeks and is at levels not seen since the end. April.
Report by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Edited by Hugh Lawson
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