French COVID-19 intensive care numbers down first time in two weeks

24 Jan 2021 / 03:49 H.

    PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The number of people in intensive care units with coronavirus infection in France fell by 16 to 2,896, the first fall in two weeks after having risen by about 20 per day since mid-January.

    The French health ministry also reported 23,924 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, from 23,292 on Friday and 21,406 last Saturday. (Reporting by Geert De Clercq; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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