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France reports 41,622 new coronavirus cases, by far the biggest one-day increase on record

French health authorities reported 41,622 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over 24 hours on Thursday, an all-time daily high that was published shortly after the government announced a broad extension of the curfew put in place a week ago in Paris and other major cities, reuters reports.

The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections was up by 162, at 34,210, and the cumulative number of cases now totals 999,043.


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