France studies over 10,000 new coronavirus circumstances for third day

Individuals stroll within the streets of Paris, some with out protecting face masks, as masks are now not required open air, amid the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) pandemic, in France, June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS, July 18 (Reuters) – France reported greater than 12,500 new coronavirus circumstances on Sunday, the third day that the tally has held above 10,000, as the short unfold of the extra contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 led to a soar in new infections.

The well being ministry, nonetheless, stated that the 12,532 new circumstances reported on Sunday, which took the entire to five.87 million, included knowledge not revealed the day earlier than.

“The every day determine revealed at present (+12,532) ought to subsequently not be interpreted as an distinctive improve within the variety of every day circumstances, in a context nonetheless of sturdy dynamics within the evolution of the variety of circumstances,” it stated in a be aware posted on its web site.

The ministry had reported 10,949 circumstances on Saturday and 10,908 on Friday.

France additionally reported 891 folks in intensive care models with the brand new coronavirus on Sunday, up one from yesterday, whereas the entire variety of deaths in hospitals rose by 5 to 111,472.

Reporting by Sybille de La Hamaide; Modifying by Hugh Lawson

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