PARIS

The death toll of France from the coronavirus rose to 10,869 on Wednesday, up 541 from the day before.

France reported that 7,632 people have so far succumbed to the disease in the hospitals since the start of the outbreak, while care homes have seen 3,237 patients pass away.

The number of confirmed cases in the country reached 82,048, with 59,849 of them are currently under treatment in hospitals. A total of 21,254 people have recovered, said the Health Ministry, adding that 7,148 are in intensive care — with only 17 patients more patients since Tuesday.

President Emmanuel Macron

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