(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) More than 42,000 new confirmed cases in France in a single day, cumulative confirmed cases exceeded one million
China News Agency, Paris, October 23 (Reporter Li Yang) On the 23rd local time, more than 42,000 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia were added in a single day in France, setting a new high since the outbreak; the total number of confirmed cases officially exceeded 1 million on that day .
According to the epidemic data released that night, the number of newly confirmed cases in France exceeded 42,000 in a single day on the 23rd, reaching 42032. This is also the number of newly confirmed cases in France exceeded 40,000 in a single day for two consecutive days.
The total number of confirmed cases officially confirmed in France exceeded 1 million on that day, reaching 10,41075. France has thus become the seventh country in the world with more than one million confirmed cases after the United States, India, Brazil, Russia, Spain and Argentina.
Multiple data indicators show that the epidemic continues to worsen. The number of cluster infections under investigation exceeded two thousand on the 22nd, increasing to 2073, and the number of new cluster infections reached 184; the positive rate of virus testing has reached 15.1%. The number of deaths from new coronary pneumonia in France is now 34,508, with 298 new deaths.
The number of inpatients and critically ill patients with the new crown in France is on the rise. The number of inpatients with the new crown in France exceeded 15,000 on the 23rd, reaching 15,008, an increase of 976 from the previous day; there are 2441 severe patients, an increase of 122 from the previous day. The occupancy rate of the intensive care unit for patients with new crowns in Paris has risen to 64% on the evening of the 23rd.
French President Macron inspected the local hospital in Pontoise in the Greater Paris area on the same day and held discussions with local medical staff, saying that all sectors of society support medical staff in fighting the epidemic. He believes that it is still “too early” to consider local or large-scale strict control measures.
Macron also said that the government will evaluate the effectiveness of epidemic prevention measures every week, and that the current curfew measures will not slow down until December. He hopes that the curfew measures will be effective next week. The curfew area in France has been expanded to 54 provinces, involving 46 million people in France.
French officials revealed that Mrs. Macron’s Brigitte was tested for the virus on the 22nd and the result was negative. Brigitte had contacted a person infected with the new coronavirus on the 15th. (Finish)