France reports new daily record in COVID-19 cases

20 Sep 2020 / 01:20 H.

    PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - French health authorities reported 13,498 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, setting another record in daily additional infections since the disease started to spread in the country.

    The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections was up by 26, at 31,274, and the cumulative number of cases now totals 442,194.

    (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain; Editing by Pravin Char)

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