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France says number of people in intensive care with COVID-19 falls again

Reuters WORLD
Published May 14,2021
Employees atttend a meeting at the Paris Zoological Park in the Bois de Vincennes before the reopening following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

France reported there were 4,352 people in intensive care units with COVID-19 on Friday, 90 fewer than on Thursday, the 11th consecutive day that this key metric has fallen.

The French health ministry also reported that the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 fell by another 250 to 23,406.

France reported 173 new coronavirus deaths in hospitals, down from 226 last Friday.