May 3, 2020 / 6:20 PM / a month ago

France reports 135 more deaths from COVID-19, taking toll to 24,895

A family takes a walk in Vertou near Nantes during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, May 3, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

PARIS (Reuters) - The number of people who have died in France after contracting the new coronavirus rose on Sunday by 135 to 24,895, the health ministry said.

The number of people treated in hospital for the coronavirus and the number of people in intensive care units continued to decline, it said.

The number of people in hospital with the COVID-19 respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus fell on Sunday to 25,815 from 25,827 on Saturday, and the number of people in intensive care fell to 3,819 from 3,827.

Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain, Editing by Timothy Heritage

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