French health authorities reported a “strong rise” in virus transmission on Tuesday, adding that the situation in France “remains preoccupying.”
“All indicators continue to rise as the number of tests remains constant”, the ministry said in a press release.
At least 3,304 new cases were reported on Tuesday, for a total of 248,158 confirmed cases in France. In comparison, last Tuesday saw a rise of 2,238 cases, while the Tuesday before reported 1,397 new cases.
Hospital entries are still decreasing, with 4,600 people currently hospitalized for coronavirus (-90). Intensive care unit numbers, however, continue to steadily increase, with 410 people in ICU (+11).
At least 30,544 people have died from coronavirus in France since the beginning of the epidemic.
Source : CNN