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France reports over 21,000 new COVID-19 cases

Country has registered 88,600 fatalities, while number of recoveries totals 265,295

Yusuf Ozcan   | 08.03.2021
France reports over 21,000 new COVID-19 cases

PARIS

France registered 21,825 new novel coronavirus cases, bringing its tally to over 3.9 million, health authorities said Sunday.

Another 130 people lost the battle against the virus in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 88,600.

A total of 24,818 people are being treated at hospitals, 3,743 of whom are in intensive care, while the number of recoveries has risen to 265,295.

The number of people who have been vaccinated since Dec. 27 last year exceeds 3.77 million, according to Health Ministry data.

Meanwhile, France has donated 15,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Slovakia, the Embassy of France in the capital Bratislava said on Twitter.



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