In a grim reminder of continuing losses in France due to coronavirus, the Health Ministry Monday announced a death toll of 860, up 184 from the day before, along with five doctors taken by the disease.
The total number of reported cases stands at 19,856, a rise of 3,176 from Sunday, Health Minister Olivier Veran said in a press conference.
A total of 2,082 of the patients are in intensive care, he added.
In fight against coronavirus, a total of five doctors have succumbed to the virus.
The doctors who passed away came from various parts of France: Jean-Jacques