As it enters week four of lockdown, France reported a total of 762 fatalities on Tuesday from the novel coronavirus.
The number of deaths in hospital is now reported at 10,129 and those in nursing homes are 5,600 as of Tuesday, for a total of 15,729 deaths since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
A total of 103,573 cases of infection have been reported to date as well.
The numbers were reported by Jerome Salomon, France’s director general of health, in a daily press briefing.
The total number of patients in intensive care is 6,730, a drop of 91