According to the latest report published on Saturday by the health authorities, nearly 24,000 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in 24 hours.
Since the start of the epidemic, 72,877 people have died from the disease in France.
At the hospital, the tension remains high, despite a slight decrease in hospitalizations and resuscitations compared to the last assessment.
While the health authorities continue to fear an imminent explosion in the number of Covid-19 contaminations, hospital pressure remains at a high level in France.
According to the latest report published on Saturday by Public Health France, 72,877 people have died from Covid-19 in the country since the start of the epidemic, or 230 new deaths in hospital in 24 hours.
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Virus circulation remains at a high level
In addition, the circulation of the virus still seems important, with nearly 24,000 new cases of Covid-19 (23,924) counted in 24 hours.
In total, more than three million cases have been identified since the start of the epidemic in France.
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In hospitals, the pressure also remains strong, with 25,900 patients hospitalized for Covid-19 at the moment, with a drop of eight hospitalizations in 24 hours.
With 1,169 new admissions, hospital arrivals still appear to be at a high level.
Finally, 2,896 patients are in intensive care units, down 16 people from Friday.