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French coronavirus cases reach record level with nearly 17,000 new infections

Saudi Press Agency

Saturday 1442/2/16 - 2020/10/03

PARIS, Oct 3, 2020, SPA -- France on Saturday reported nearly 17,000 new confirmed coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, setting a new daily record.

The number of infections rose by 16,972 to a total of 606,625 cases, the health ministry said, more than the previous record of 16,096 registered last week, Reuters reported.

The number of deaths increased by 49 to 32,198.

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