PARIS (Reuters) - France’s COVID-19 situation is “worrying”, with daily new cases at record levels, but a second wave of infections is “avoidable”, health minister Olivier Veran said on Tuesday.
“The reproduction rate of the virus stands at 1.2 which is less than the 3.2-3.4 level seen during the spring. So the virus is spreading at lesser speed but it is circulating, which is worrying”, Veran told France Inter radio.
Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Kim Coghill
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