French coronavirus cases continue to decline

People enjoy the sun by the Eiffel Tower at the Champs de Mars garden in Paris, France, 30 May 2020. France reopens parks and garden nationwide following a two months lockdown in an attempt to stop the widespread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causing the Covid-19 disease. EPA-EFE/YOAN VALAT

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France’s coronavirus case numbers are continuing to decline, health officials said on Saturday, with 14,380 patients currently in hospital, down from 14,695 a day earlier.

The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care also fell to 1,325 from 1,361, the health directorate said in a statement. The hospital death toll from the virus rose by 57 to 18,444 – the 10th consecutive daily increase below 100.

Numbers for nursing home deaths will next be updated on June 2, the directorate said.

Via Reuters

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