This brings the total number so far to 897,034 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic.
29,837 additional cases of Covid-19 have been identified in France in the past 24 hours, according to Public health France. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to date to 897,034 since the start of the pandemic. The test positivity rate continues to increase and stands at 13.2%.
The death toll from the disease stands at 85 for the day, bringing the total death toll to 33,477 since the start of the epidemic.
To date, 1,750 clusters are under investigation, of which 355 are in nursing homes. This represents 62 additional sources of contamination in 24 hours.
7,530 new hospitalizations have been identified over the last seven days, including 1,343 in intensive care, also details Public Health France.