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CORRECTED-France reports 244 new coronavirus deaths

(Corrects total to 35,785 in first paragraph, not 37,785)

PARIS, Oct 28 (Reuters) - France has registered 244 new deaths from coronavirus infection, taking the total to 35,785, according to data shown on French television during a speech by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The data also showed France registered 36,437 new confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the total to 1,235,132.

Reporting by Geert De Clercq Editing by Chris Reese

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