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France reports new record of over 50,000 new coronavirus infections in a day

PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - France registered 52,010 new confirmed coronavirus cases in past 24 hours, following a record 45,422 on Saturday, the health ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

It also said that 116 people had died from coronavirus infection over the past 24 hours, compared to from 137 on Saturday.

Reporting by Geert De Clercq; Editing by Alison Williams

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