France announces new record of more than 50,000 new coronavirus infections in one day


FILE PHOTO: Customers are seen on the terrace of a restaurant before the nighttime curfew due to restrictions against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nice, France, October 23, 2020. REUTERS / Eric Gaillard

PARIS (Reuters) – France has registered 52,010 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, after a record 45,422 on Saturday, the health ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

He also said 116 people had died from coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, up from 137 on Saturday.

Report by Geert De Clercq; Edited by Alison Williams


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