France has registered 351 new deaths in 24 hours due to the coronavirus epidemic, but the number of patients in intensive care continues to decline, according to the assessment of the Directorate General of Health Thursday evening.
Covid-19 has killed at least 27,425 people since March 1, but pressure on resuscitation services continues to ease, with 2,299 serious cases and a negative balance of 129 patients compared with Wednesday, she said. .
The number of deaths recorded in nursing homes (Ehpad) and medico-social establishments crosses the 10,000 mark, to 10,201 (+228, but over 48 hours, as of Wednesday’s figures were not released). Hospital deaths reach 17,224 (+123 in 24 hours).
Thursday evening, 542 new admissions had been recorded since the day before in hospitals, against 728 a week ago, for 20,463 people now hospitalized (against 23,208 a week ago), specifies the DGS.
Since the start of the epidemic, 97,844 people have been hospitalized, including more than 17,000 in intensive care, according to the DGS.
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