9/23/2020, 9:16 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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France's daily COVID-19 cases climb to 13,072

The number of coronavirus infections in France climbed by 13,072 cases in the past 24 hours to reach a total of 481,141, the country's Public Health Agency announced on Wednesday.

The nation's death toll rose to 31,459 after health officials registered 43 new COVID-related fatalities since yesterday's update. The officials discovered 70 new clusters of the virus.

"The situation continues to deteriorate," country's Health Minister Olivier Veran said at a press conference on Wednesday as new daily numbers, indicating an upward spiral, were published.

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