3/26, 7:36 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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France reports 365 more coronavirus deaths

A further 365 people in France have died after contracting the novel coronavirus, French health officials announced on Thursday.

The new numbers mean that the country has recorded 1,696 COVID-19 deaths so far. Meanwhile, the total number of infected people rose to 29,155, placing France just behind Iran in the number of infections of the deadly virus, which originated in China late last year.

Globally, the number of infected people jumped to over half a million earlier in the day.

Breaking the News / JC