In France, 43 thousand people were infected with the coronavirus during the day, the total number of cases exceeded five million. This is reported by the Ministry of Health of the country.
It is noted that on Thursday, April 8, 85 thousand cases were detected in the country, which was a record for six months. Experts stressed that the number of patients in hospitals is growing — 30 thousand. Currently, there are 5,8 thousand people in intensive care units.
Over the past day, 207 Frenchmen also died, since the beginning of the pandemic — 98 thousand people. To date, 10.5 million people have been vaccinated in the country, 3.6 million of them have already received a second dose.
In the world, the coronavirus was confirmed in 747 thousand people in a day. The number of deaths also increased by 13.5 thousand. Thus, since the beginning of the pandemic, 134.3 million people have been infected and 2.9 million patients have died.