The United States has had the worst daily record in the world since the start of the epidemic. - Kathy Willens / AP / SIPA


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  • France has passed the 10,000 mark linked to coronavirus.
  • The United States has just recorded nearly 2,000 deaths in 24 hours. It is the worst daily global report since the beginning of the epidemic.
  • In the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive for Covid-19, is still in intensive care.



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8:10 am: Containment hardening measures are increasing across France

In addition to the ban on going out for a run in Paris between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., it is now prohibited to spit, drop masks or gloves or sneeze without covering your face in Marcq-en-Baroeul (North). In Guadeloupe, the prefect has issued a decree which restricts the freedom of movement, to come and go and trade on the whole archipelago for the Easter weekend. Finally, in Sceaux (Hauts-de-Seine), the mayor UDI Philippe Laurent announced Monday that he had issued a decree obliging residents of more than ten years to cover their noses and faces before leaving.

7.50 am: In Wuhan, life is slowly resuming

By way of early reading / early viewing, I offer you the paper lined with a quality video of my colleague Paul on the resumption of normal life in the cradle of the coronavirus pandemic. China had no deaths for the first time on Tuesday.

Wuhan, life after two months of confinement

- 20 Minutes (@ 20Minutes) April 7, 2020

7:40 am: Wisconsin voted in the middle of a coronavirus pandemic

The polling stations closed Tuesday evening, after the first election organized in the middle of a pandemic. it will take a week to find out the results of these highly controversial elections, including the Democratic primary between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

Thousands of masked voters went to the polls in an attempt to maintain safe distances in this American Midwest state, which, however, called on its people to remain confined two weeks ago.

7:25 am: Worst global daily report in the United States with nearly 2,000 deaths

Nearly 2,000 people infected with the new coronavirus have died in the United States in the past 24 hours, according to a count at 8:30 p.m. local Tuesday at Johns Hopkins University. It is the worst daily global report since the beginning of the pandemic.

This record increase (+1,939 exactly) brings to 12,722 the total number of deaths recorded. The first world power is thus approaching the two most bereaved countries so far, Italy (17,127 dead) and Spain (13,798).

7.20 am: Update on the situation in France

Since the beginning of March, 7,091 deaths have been recorded in hospitals, or 597 more in 24 hours, and 3,237 in nursing homes and medico-social establishments, for a total of 10,328 deaths, said Jérôme Salomon, the director general of health. , during a daily update.

However, with the discharges, the net increase in the number of patients in intensive care - an indicator very followed by professionals because it measures the pressure on the health system - is less and less strong: +59 (against +94 Monday and +140 Sunday).

Hello France, and welcome to this live. We will follow together all day the evolution of the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, in France and in the world. If you missed yesterday's information, you can find it in our live from yesterday.

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