19,323 Deaths, 642 in the Last 24 Hours: Figures for the Coronavirus Epidemic in France

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19,323 dead, 642 in the last 24 hours: figures for the coronavirus epidemic in France

The coronavirus epidemic has claimed almost 20,000 lives in France. For the past ten days, the trend has been downward in intensive care services.

Like every day, Santé Publique France presented the figures for the coronavirus epidemic affecting France.

Here’s what to remember this Saturday 18th April 2020:

  • 19,323: the number of deaths in France since the appearance of the virus. 11,842 people died in hospital and 7,481 died in an nursing home or a medico-social establishment.
  • 642: the number of additional deaths in the last 24 hours.
  • 30,639 people are still hospitalized today (- 551 compared to yesterday)
  • 5833 people are in serious condition in intensive care. This figure continues to fall.
  • 35,983 people have been able to return home after hospitalization to date.



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