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France Reports Record New COVID-19 Cases, at More than 40,000

Saudi Press Agency

Thursday 1442/3/5 - 2020/10/22

Paris, Oct 22, 2020, SPA -- French health authorities reported 41,622 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over 24 hours today, on Thursday, an all-time daily high that was published shortly after the government announced a broad extension of the curfew put in place a week ago in Paris and other major cities, according to Reuters.

The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections was up by 162, at 34,210, and the cumulative number of cases now totals 999,043.

21:49 LOCAL TIME 18:49 GMT

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