A new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) has been recorded in 24,371 people in France in the last 24 hours.
According to France’s Public Health Agency, 243 people have died in hospitals in the last 24 hours and 14 in aged care homes in the last 3 days. The death toll in the country rose to 105,416.
The number of people diagnosed with the virus in the country increased by 24,371 to 5,680,378.
Hospitals treated 28,427 people, including 5,504 in intensive care, while the number of people recovering increased by 1,814 to 344,265. The rate of positive covid-19 tests dropped to 7.4 percent.
Since 27 December 2020, the number of people vaccinated against Covid-19 has increased to 16,444,653, of which 6,924,103 received a second dose, according to data shared by the French Ministry of Health.