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France reports total coronavirus cases over 500,000 for first time

Saudi Press Agency

Friday 1442/2/8 - 2020/09/25

PARIS, Sep 25, 2020, SPA -- France reported that its total number of coronavirus cases jumped over 500,000 for the first time, as it registered 15,797 new confirmed cases on Friday, just shy of a daily record of 16,096 set on Thursday.

The total number of cases now stands at 513,034, health ministry data showed, according to Reuters.

The number of people who have died from the infection increased by 150 - triple the daily levels of the past week - to 31,661.

--SPA
21:30 LOCAL TIME 18:30 GMT
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