The Covid epidemic continues to strike France, where 22,857 new cases have been detected in the past 24 hours, according to the report of the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, March 2.
In total, 3,783,528 people have tested positive since the outbreak of the epidemic in France at the end of January 2020.
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417 deaths were counted on Tuesday, including 300 in hospital.
The 117 additional deaths were recorded in nursing homes and social and medico-social establishments, after an update of the latest assessment, several days old.
62,247 hospitalized patients died from Covid.
The number of new people admitted to hospital is on the rise, with 1,705 admissions in the last 24 hours (+312 compared to Monday).
25,263 patients are currently in hospital (-167), including 3,586 in intensive care (+42 compared to the day before).
366 patients were admitted to intensive care in 24 hours (+19).
The curve of people admitted to intensive care has been rising for several days.
Ministry of Health