In France the day he died of 544 persons with COVID 19

The number of deaths after infection with coronavirus in France since the beginning of the epidemic reached 21 340 people. This was announced on Wednesday at a briefing Director General of the Directorate-General of health of France jérôme Salomon.

"In hospitals since the epidemic died 13 236 people, 80% of them being over the age of 75 years, the number of deaths in nursing homes and other medical and social institutions was 8 104 people since the beginning of the epidemic in France died 21 340 people," he said.

Thus, 24 hours in France died of 544 persons.

Salomon also said that during the day, was hospitalized on 1 619 persons, in hospitals there are 29 741 the patient, 5 of which 218 in the intensive care unit. He stressed that the country has seen a decrease in the number of patients in hospitals.