Number of virus cases in France rises by 11,123

Sunday, 27. September 2020 20:02

French health authorities reported on Friday that 11,123 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the country since the previous update. The total number of cases now hit 538,569.

Over the past 24 hours, 27 people died due to the disease in hospitals, with the total death toll now reaching 31,727. There are 786 patients placed in intensive care, the officials noted.

The test positivity rate in France increased by 0.2 percentage points to 7.4%, the data also showed.

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