In his daily press briefing on Wednesday, France’s Director General of Health Jerome Salomon reported some good news as the statistics of the coronavirus continued to decline.

There were 544 fatalities on Tuesday, with 350 of those in hospital and 194 in nursing homes. Since the start of the outbreak, the total deaths in hospital stands at 13,236 and 8,104 in nursing homes.

On Wednesday, 29,741 hospitalizations were reported, a drop of 243 from Tuesday. The number of those in intensive care fell to 5,218, a drop of 116 patients. The number of cases stood at 119,151.

Since the

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