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France reports over 1,000 people in ICU due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks walk near the Old Port (Vieux Port) in Marseille, France, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

PARIS (Reuters) - The French health ministry reported on Thursday that number of people in intensive care due to the coronavirus jumped over 1,000 for the first time since June 8.

The ministry also said that the number of people with COVID-19 in hospital was up by 136 to 5,932.

Reporting by Geert De Clercq; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Toby Chopra

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