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Covid-19: nearly 42,000 new contaminations in 24 hours, the threshold of 40,000 cases crossed for the first time



In addition, France recorded 162 new deaths in 24 hours, against 163 the day before, bringing the total to 34,210 deaths in France since the start of the epidemic, including 23,198 in hospitals.

A record that we would have done well. France recorded for the first time more than 40,000 contaminations at Covid-19 in 24 hours, and is approaching the symbolic threshold of one million cases, announced Thursday, October 22, Public Health France (SPF). The government agency has reported 41,622 additional people infected for a total of 999,043 cases since the start of the epidemic. The previous daily record was 32,427 contaminations last Saturday.

The number of hospitalized patients jumped to 14,032 (+ 847), including 2,319 in intensive care (+ 71). The test positivity rate also increased significantly on Thursday, from 13.7% to 14.3%, according to SPF.

In addition, France recorded 162 new deaths in 24 hours, against 163 the day before, bringing the total to 34,210 deaths in France since the start of the epidemic, including 23,198 in hospitals.

Faced with the deterioration of the health situation, the government announced Thursday that 46 million people in France would be affected from Friday at midnight by a curfew in force in 54 departments, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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