France reports over 10000 new coronavirus cases for third day – Reuters

REUTERS/Gonzalo FuentesPARIS, July 18 (Reuters) – France reported more than 12,500 brand-new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the third day that the tally has actually held above 10,000, as the fast spread of the more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 led to a jump in new infections.The health ministry, however, said that the 12,532 brand-new cases reported on Sunday, which took the overall to 5.87 million, included information not published the day previously.”The day-to-day figure published today (+12,532) ought to for that reason not be interpreted as a remarkable boost in the number of day-to-day cases, in a context nonetheless of strong dynamics in the advancement of the number of cases,” it stated in a note published on its website.The ministry had actually reported 10,949 cases on Saturday and 10,908 on Friday.France also reported 891 people in extensive care systems with the new coronavirus on Sunday, up one from the previous day, while the overall number of deaths in medical facilities increased by five to 111,472.