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12/5/2020, 8:45 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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France adds 12,923 COVID cases, 216 deaths

The French Public Health Agency announced on Saturday that the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 2,281,475 nationwide as 12,923 infections were confirmed since yesterday's update.

The country's health officials registered another 216 deaths in hospitals caused by the virus, raising the nation's death toll to 54,981. The figure includes 37,822 fatalities from COVID-19 confirmed in hospitals and 17,159 deaths recorded in care homes.

The official data also revealed 8,589 new hospitalizations due to the virus have been noted over the last seven days, including 1,164 admissions to intensive care units.

Breaking the News / GA