The Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread in France, where 26,788 new cases were detected in 24 hours, according to the report of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday, March 3.
In total, 3,810,316 people have tested positive since the virus appeared in France last January.
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322 patients died at the Covid hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to 87,542.
25,111 people are currently in hospital (-152 compared to Tuesday), including 3,637 in intensive care (+51 compared to the day before).
322 patients were admitted to intensive care within 24 hours (-44).
The curve of patients in intensive care this Wednesday, March 3.
Ministry of Health
Faced with the increase in the figures, the Minister of Health Olivier Véran and the Prime Minister Jean Castex will hold a press conference this Thursday at 6 p.m., during which they could announce new restrictive measures, including partial confinements on the base those already in force in the vicinity of Dunkirk and Nice on weekends.