France on Saturday reported 642 additional deaths related to the novel coronavirus, according to the country’s health officials.
Among the deaths, 368 were being treated in the hospital, while 278 were in nursing homes. Since the start of the outbreak, total deaths stand at 19,323, with 11,842 in hospitals and 7,481 in nursing homes.
Hospitalizations went down from 31,190 to 30,639, a drop of 551 people. Patients under intensive care also decreased dropping from 6,027 on Friday to 5,833 by Saturday evening.
The number of cases was reported as 111,822, up 2,569 since Friday. Jerome Salomon, France’s Director-General of