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Health

France again reports more than 13,000 new daily COVID-19 cases

A health worker administers a nasal swab to a patient at a testing site for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Le Blanc Mesnil near Paris, France, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) - French health authorities reported 13,072 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over 24 hours on Wednesday, the daily tally standing above the 13,000 threshold for the third time in six days.

The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections was up by 43, at 31,459, and the cumulative number of cases now totals 481,141.

Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Jonathan Oatis

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