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France reports 28 more coronavirus deaths, cases up slightly

France reports 28 more coronavirus deaths, cases up slightly

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks walk past the he Galeries Lafayette department store on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris as France s oftens its strict lockdown rules during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – The number of people who died from coronavirus infection in France rose by 28 to 29,603 on Thursday, the same increase as Wednesday.

In a statement, the health ministry said the number of new confirmed cases of the virus was 467, at 158,641, nine more than 24 hours earlier.

Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Chris Reese

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