In French hospitals, the coronavirus epidemic has caused 84 new deaths in 24 hours, according to the report released Tuesday, June 2 by the Directorate General of Health. In addition, 23 people died of Covid-19 in social and medico-social establishments, including nursing homes in the past few days, bringing the total of new deaths to 107,

The total death toll stands at 28,940 dead, including 18,590 in hospitals and 10,350 in social and medico-social establishments, for which the figures had not been updated since Friday.

The number of intensive care patients continues to decline. "1,253 patients with a severe form of Covid-19 are hospitalized in intensive care", 49 less than on Monday, according to the press release.

Four regions (Île-de-France, Grand-Est, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Hauts-de-France) account for 74% of patients hospitalized in intensive care.

With AFP

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