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France reports second-highest number of new COVID-19 cases on record

Reuters , Wednesday 9 Sep 2020
A health worker, wearing a protective suit and a face mask, administers a nasal swab to a patient at
A health worker, wearing a protective suit and a face mask, administers a nasal swab to a patient at a testing site for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France, September 9, 2020. REUTERS
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French health authorities reported 8,577 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the second-highest number of daily additional infections on record since the disease started to spread in the country at the end of the winter.

The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections increased by 30, to 30,794, after rise of 38 on Tuesday.

The cumulative number of cases now totals 344,101. 

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