France has 71,342 deaths from the coronavirus on Tuesday, according to figures released by the government, or 656 more than the day before.

There are 23,608 new cases in 24 hours, while hospitalizations are down slightly. 

This Tuesday, France has 71,342 dead from the coronavirus on its territory, or 656 more than during the last score.

According to government figures, the number of new cases stands at 23,608.

We have to go back to January 13 to find such a high figure.

In addition, 1,988 people were admitted to hospital because of Covid-19 in 24 hours.

But taking discharges into account, the number of hospitalized patients is down slightly (-52) and stands at 25,567 people.

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Coronavirus: follow the evolution of the situation Tuesday, January 19

Slight increase in intensive care

On the other hand, a slight increase in serious cases admitted to intensive care is to be noted with 26 additional patients for a total of 2,839 patients.  

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