France breaks single-day record with sharp increase in coronavirus cases

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France on Saturday broke a one-day record for the highest number of new coronavirus cases as the country grapples with a resurgence of the disease.Data from the French Ministry of Health updated on Saturday showed that there were a total of 719,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country since the start of the pandemic, an increase of more than 26,896 total cases since the day before.

There were also 54 additional deaths, for a total of 32,684.

France is currently grappling with a further increase in coronavirus cases, leading this week the Ministry of Health to order Lyon, the country’s third city, to close its bars.

Paris’ response to the coronavirus pandemic has been heavily criticized by healthcare workers, who say the government’s investment of around $ 10 billion in the hospital system has not been enough.

The country faces a potential shortage of intensive care beds, but in the face of protesters, the president Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel Macron Prime Minister-designate of Lebanon resigns Navalny released from hospital after suspected poisoning of US-China tensions in shadow of United Nations meeting dismissed concerns about resources or staffing, saying the country’s situation was “a matter of organization,” according to the Associated Press.



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