France registers massive 588 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours
France : France on Friday registered 588 coronavirus deaths in hospital, making it the biggest toll over the last 24 hours since the epidemic began in the region.
With new deaths officially registered, the total number of people who have died in hospital has reached 5,091 in France, top health official Jerome Salomon told reporters.
There is no daily toll for those who died of COVID-19 in old people's homes in France. But Salomon said that a total of 1,416 people had died in such establishments from COVID-19 in the epidemic. This brings the total French toll to at least 6,507.