The number of cases of coronavirus infection in France for a day has increased by almost four thousand and is now 29,155, said during a briefing on Thursday, the head of the General Directorate of Health of the country Jerome Salomon.
The previous day, the number of cases was 25,233, and 1,331 people died.
“As of tonight, we have 29,155 confirmed cases. The number of deaths was 1,696,” he said.
According to Salomon, 13,904 people are being treated in hospitals in France, of which 3,375 are in a serious condition in intensive care.
On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 416 thousand people have been infected in the world, and more than 18 thousand have died.