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French coronavirus infections set new record at over 20,000 per day

Saudi Press Agency

Friday 1442/2/22 - 2020/10/09

PARIS, Oct 9, 2020, SPA -- The number of new coronavirus infections in France jumped over 20,000 in one day for the first time since the start of the epidemic, health ministry data showed on Friday, according to Reuters.

The ministry reported 20,330 new infections, taking the cumulative total to 691,977 since the start of the year.

In the past two days the ministry had reported more than 18,000 daily new confirmed COVID-19 cases.

21:24 LOCAL TIME 18:24 GMT

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