More than 10,000 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in France in a single day – the country’s highest daily number since the outbreak began.
A total of 10,561 new ones COVID-19 The infection was recorded on Saturday, for the first time they are in the top 10,000 in 24 hours in France.
A total of 9,843 new cases broke the previous record on Thursday.
Numbers Coronavirus Death toll in French hospitals and nursing homes rises by more than 24 hours 1 rose, 910.
The latest figures were released on the day French police fired tear gas and arrested 250 people during a fight in Paris. “Yellow vest” protesters Trying to revive the anti-government movement.
France is battling a resurgence in the coronavirus case, and on Friday French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced plans to test and crack down on several cities.
The French government wants to avoid a repeat of the nationwide lockdown.
According to the country’s health ministry, 2,442 people were hospitalized in Covid-19 in France last week, of which 417 patients were taken to the intensive care unit, according to the country’s health ministry.
Mr Cassex, who came out of self-isolation after a negative test for COVID-19 after contacting someone infected with the virus on Saturday, warned that the situation was “clearly getting worse”.
He announced on Friday that the self-isolation time for the coronavirus in France had been reduced from 14 days to seven days to ensure effective implementation of the measure.
The French health authorities argued this week that the 14-day quarantine was not well respected by many in the country who considered it too long.
Mr Castex said specific test centers would be set up to give priority results to medical personnel or people with symptoms or have close contact with someone who tested positive.
People in the vicinity of France have reported long queues for tests and several days to get results.
Earlier this week, physicians in Marseille unveiled intens0 intensive care unit beds dedicated to Covid-19 patients in and around the city of Bouches-du-Rhne.
France is on the travel separation list for the United Kingdom, which means anyone coming to the country must be kept separate at home for 14 days.