Coronavirus: France’s Death Toll Reach More Than 28,500

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France’s coronavirus death toll rose by less than a 100 for the sixth day running on Tuesday, despite nursing home data being included again, raising hopes that the worst of the pandemic is over for the country, said Reuters.

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is due on Thursday to detail new steps to lift the lockdown, which could entail the reopening of restaurants in some parts of France, which has now reported 28,530 coronavirus deaths, the world’s fourth highest.

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The death toll on average increased daily by 910 between April 1 and April 15 as France struggled to contain the coronavirus outbreak which has swept the globe.

In a statement its health ministry said that the number of new confirmed cases was up by 276 to 145,555, or 0.2%, in line with the rate of the last week and slower than the week before.

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