France said a fourth person died from the coronavirus Tuesday — a 92-year-old man from Morbihan, a region in Brittany, on France’s northwest coast.
News of the death came as President Emmanuel Macron announced the requisition of the complete stock of masks to combat the virus nationwide.
“We have requisitioned all stocks and the production of protective masks,” he said Tuesday via twitter. “We will distribute them to health professionals and to those French people infected with the coronavirus.”
The new requisition is on top of the estimated 15million to 20 million masks already ordered and distributed, according to