France announces coronavirus figures in which new confirmed cases are at one-week low
ON Monday Coronavirus fatalities in France were four times higher than Sunday but the increase of new confirmed cases were at a one-week low.
The Health Ministry has announced that the country’s death toll rose by 54, to 29,209, the fifth-highest in the world.
It is expected that the total could spike noticeably on Tuesday, as the government will now add weekly data from nursing homes, which make up more than a third of deaths.
The total confirmed cases rose by 0.1 per cent to 154,188, which is actually lower than the seven-day average of 0.2 per cent.
The Ministry also stated that the number of people treated in hospital for the infection fell by 146 to 12,315 and the number of those in ICUs fell by 29, or 2.8 per cent, to 1,024.