France reports 5,962 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units
French health authorities reported that 5,962 people were in intensive care units with COVID-19 on Friday, 19 fewer than a day earlier, but the ...
WorldFILE PHOTO: A medical staff member, wearing protective gear, works in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated at the hospital in Valenciennes, France, April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
24 Apr 2021 01:38AMShare this contentBookmarkPARIS: French health authorities reported that 5,962 people were in intensive care units with COVID-19 on Friday (Apr 23), 19 fewer than a day earlier, but the figure remains at a very high level as the country prepares to exit its third lockdown.
The total number of people in hospital with COVID-19 fell for a fourth consecutive day, by 196 to 30,438.AdvertisementAdvertisementFrance also reported 32,340 new confirmed cases, with the increase of 4.15per cent compared to last Friday the lowest week-on-week rise since mid-March. headtopics.com
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Ouch. That's Terrible news. May they Flatten that curve ASAP