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France reports 7,379 new coronavirus cases, just shy of lockdown record

PARIS, Aug 28 (Reuters) - France reported 7,379 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, a new post-lockdown record following the 6,111 record reported on Thursday and just shy of the 7,578 high set on March 31 during lockdown period.

The total number of confirmed cases rose to 267,077, while the cumulative number of deaths from COVID-19 rose by 20 to 30,596, the health ministry reported.

Reporting by Geert De Clercq

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