French new COVID-19 cases above 3,000 for second day

PARIS (Reuters) - The French Health Ministry on Sunday reported 3,015 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the second day in a row in which new cases have surpassed the 3,000 mark. However, the daily count was below the 3,310 cases reported on Saturday, when a new post-lockdown high was reached, the ministry's data showed.

Reuters August 17, 2020 00:11:24 IST
French new COVID-19 cases above 3,000 for second day

French new COVID19 cases above 3000 for second day

PARIS (Reuters) - The French Health Ministry on Sunday reported 3,015 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the second day in a row in which new cases have surpassed the 3,000 mark.

However, the daily count was below the 3,310 cases reported on Saturday, when a new post-lockdown high was reached, the ministry's data showed.

(Reporting by Gus Trompiz; Editing by Alison Williams)

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