In France, 18,746 people were infected with the coronavirus per day.
Previously, the maximum number of daily infections reached 16 thousand.
In total, 653 thousand fell ill in France, 32 thousand people recovered. During the week, 4,625 patients were hospitalized, 919 of them are in intensive care.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 36 million cases have been registered in the world, 27 million have recovered, more than a million people have died.