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The French Health Ministry on Saturday reported 3,310 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, setting a new post-lockdown high for the fourth day in a row and taking the country’s cumulative cases to 215,521.


A total of 252 clusters are being investigated, up 17 compared with 24 hours earlier, the ministry said in a website update.

4,857 people were in French hospitals on Saturday night for COVID-19, including 376 in intensive care.

The total death toll had increased by 4 over the past 24 hours, with the new total at 30,409.