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France coronavirus death toll nears 19 000 but spread continues to slow

18 April 2020, 4:24 AM

France’s registered death toll from coronavirus infections neared 19 000 on Friday, but most data provided further indications that the spread of the disease was slowing after a one-month-old national lockdown, officials said.

France says no evidence COVID-19 linked to Wuhan research lab

17 April 2020, 7:15 PM

France said on Friday there was no evidence so far of a link between the new coronavirus and the work of the P4 research laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the current pandemic started.

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French navy defends handling of aircraft carrier virus outbreak

17 April 2020, 2:41 PM

The French military has defended its handling of the spread of the coronavirus aboard its flagship aircraft carrier, after more than a third of sailors tested positive for the disease.

Spain, Austria ease curbs but WHO warns coronavirus ‘certainly’ has not peaked

14 April 2020, 6:55 PM

Spain and Austria allowed partial returns to work on Tuesday but Britain, France and India extended coronavirus lockdowns to try to rein in a pandemic which the World Health Organization warned had not yet peaked. Nearly 2 million people globally have been infected and more than 119,200 have died in the most serious pandemic in […]

France to extend lockdown, coronavirus death toll close to 11 000

8 April 2020, 10:40 PM

France reported some positive coronavirus-linked data on Wednesday, with the increase of hospital death fatalities slowing again, but the presidential palace said nonetheless the national lockdown aimed at containing the disease would be extended.



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