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- In France, 81 new deaths from the new coronavirus are recorded in hospitals. There have been 29,021 deaths since the start of the epidemic.
- The General Directorate of Health records 250 new hospitalizations in 24 hours. 13,514 people are hospitalized for a Covid-19 infection, including 1,210 in intensive care, 43 fewer in 24 hours.
- Emmanuel Macron and Edouard Philippe bring together unions and employers this Thursday in search of solutions to preserve employment, hard hit by the recession linked to the coronavirus crisis.
- Brazil records 1,349 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, a new record for this South American country, the new epicenter of the epidemic.
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6:55 a.m. Double the number of deaths in Mexico in 24 hours. It crossed the threshold of 1,000 for the first time, with 1,092 deaths recorded against 470 the day before, according to the official balance sheet of the government.
The Covid-19 killed 11,729 people in Mexico, the second heaviest death toll in Latin America behind Brazil. A total of 101,238 confirmed cases of contamination have been reported there since the start of the pandemic.
6:40 a.m. 1,349 deaths in Brazil in 24 hours, a record. Some 32,548 people died of Covid-19 in Brazil, which now has 584,016 confirmed cases, the highest number of infections behind the United States.
6:30 am. State employment meeting. Emmanuel Macron and Edouard Philippe meet this Thursday at 3 p.m. unions and employers looking for solutions to preserve employment, hard hit by the recession linked to the coronavirus crisis.
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6:20 a.m. 81 new deaths registered in hospital in the last 24 hours. There have been 29,021 deaths since the start of the epidemic, but the results within the nursing homes have not been communicated.
6:10 a.m. 250 new hospitalizations in 24 hours. According to the Directorate General of Health, 13,514 people are hospitalized for an infection related to Covid-19. Across the country, 1,210 patients are in intensive care, 43 less in the last 24 hours.
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