France Live Updates
- Canada’s confirmed cases rose to 27,540, while the death toll from the coronavirus rose to 903, according to data by the Public Health Agency.
- The number of people who died from coronavirus in France jumped by 1,438 or 9.1 percent to 17,167 in the biggest single-day increase as a number of nursing homes reported cumulative tolls following the three-day Easter weekend, the health ministry said.
- The number of people who died in hospitals rose by 514 or 5 percent to 10,643, less than the 541 reported on Tuesday, but the cumulative death toll in nursing homes rose by 924 or 17 percent to 6,524, compared with 221 on Tuesday.
- President Emmanuel Macron of France is expected to announce an extension of his country’s lockdown in a televised address on Monday.
- His office has confirmed that the national lockdown, currently in its fourth week, will be extended past its April 15 deadline. But officials have not given details on its new duration or any potential new limitations.
- As of 5 April, France reported 357 deaths in one day, the lowest daily increase in a week. The highest deaths in a day is 465.
- According to the latest report from the health authorities, 92839 people are contaminated by COVID-19 and 92839 have died.
- The number of bad cases that came to ICU today is of 475 (+9%), a number to follow to really get aware of the evolution of the pandemic. So far, 20,946 people are hospitalized. 7924 have been cured and left the hospital.
- To fight against coronavirus in France, the Paris Police Authorities ban – starting from March 31st – the access to some areas in the Vincennes and Boulogne woods to everyone, residents included.
- Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced the extension of the confinement in France that will last for two more weeks starting from Tuesday, that is to say at least until Wednesday, April 15th the current measures still applied