France: 52,000 new COVID infections and 416 deaths in one day
French health authorities on Monday reported 52,518 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, setting a new daily record since the outbreak of the disease, up from 46,290 on Sunday.
That tally suggests the country’s new lockdown is yet to produce its first effects, as hospitalisations for the disease have gone up by more than 1,000 again, reaching a four-month high of 25,143.
The number of people in France who have died from Covid-19 infections rose by to 416, up from 231 on Sunday and a seven-day moving average of 345.
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** This post was originally published on November 2, 2020 **