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More than thirty new
corona deaths in France The number of people who died in France from the effects of the COVID-19 virus increased by 31 on Saturday to 29,142. The country is the fifth most affected country when it comes to the number of deaths. The French authorities also confirmed that a total of 153,634 confirmed infections are known in the country.

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  • RIVM reported the smallest number of  hospital admissions  since those figures are published from March 14. In addition, six new deaths and 183 new infections were reported.
  • The number of Dutch corona patients in intensive care has decreased by one to 96.
  • The RIVM infection radar, where the Dutch can indicate whether they suffer from corona complaints, contained a serious data breach. This is evident from research by the NOS in collaboration with security researcher Tom Wolters.
  • A corona outbreak has been detected at two fruit companies in the municipality of West Betuwe.
  • Demonstrators have managed to keep 1.5 meters away from the anti-racism protests in Tilburg and Eindhoven. 

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the second peak of infection  in his country was partly caused by a wedding.
  • The number of confirmed cases of contamination continues to  rise sharply in  Russia . In the past 24 hours, 8,855 new infections were reported, bringing the total to 458,689. Only the United States has reported more infections than Russia. 
  • In  Spain,  the museums are allowed to open again after almost three months. The famous Prado in Madrid, among others, has opened its doors again for visitors, who must wear a face mask and keep it as far apart as possible.
  • The public health agency of the state of California, which houses the Hollywood film industry   , allows filming for films and television series indoors under certain conditions.

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