More than 7 thousand new COVID-19 cases were registered in France in a day

7,183 thousand new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in France in the past 24 hours, the monitoring agency Santé publique France reported on September 13. On Saturday the number of new cases exceeded 10 thousand, reports the newspaper Le Figaro.

Six people have died in the last 24 hours. 5.4% of the tests conducted on COVID-19 show positive results. In addition, the number of patients in intensive care has increased – 427 in the last seven days, 10 of them in the past 24 hours.

66 new foci of infection were detected, the previous day their number was 86. Since the beginning of the epidemic in France, 30.916 thousand people have died because of coronavirus.

Earlier in the day it became known that the Israeli government approved the introduction of a full quarantine due to the situation with COVID-19 for three weeks. Restrictive measures will take effect from 2:00 pm on Friday.