French health authorities are warning of a strong increase in coronavirus circulation, specifically among young adults.
On Monday, the ministry said in a press release, that 3.6% of tests for Covid-19 came back positive in the week of August 15 to 21, compared to 1.4% at the start of the summer.
France has recorded 244,854 and 30,528 deaths since the beginning of the epidemic, including 1,955 and 15 respectively in the past 24 hours.
At least 4,690 coronavirus patients are currently hospitalized (-19 in the past 24 hours) including 399 in ICU (+19 in the past 24 hours).
Source : CNN