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French COVID-19 cases show further decline

Reuters , Sunday 31 May 2020
People enjoy the sunny weather at the Buttes Chaumont as Paris parks reopen amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, France, May 31, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)
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France's coronavirus cases are continuing to decline, health officials said on Sunday, with 14,322 patients currently in hospital, down from 14,380 a day earlier.

The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care fell to 1,319 from 1,361, the health directorate said in a statement. The hospital death toll from the virus rose by 31 to 18,475 - the 11th consecutive daily increase below 100.

Numbers for nursing home deaths will next be updated on Tuesday, the directorate said.

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