PARIS (Reuters) – France’s coronavirus case numbers are continuing to decline, health officials said on Saturday, with 14,380 patients currently in hospital, down from 14,695 a day earlier.
The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care also fell to 1,325 from 1,361, the health directorate said in a statement. The hospital death toll from the virus rose by 57 to 18,444 – the 10th consecutive daily increase below 100.
Numbers for nursing home deaths will next be updated on June 2, the directorate said.
(Reporting by Laurence Frost; Editing by Nick Macfie)