France Reports New Post-Lockdown Peak in Daily COVID-19 Cases

Thursday 1441/12/23 - 2020/08/13
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Paris, Aug 13, 2020, SPA -- The French health ministry reported 2,669 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours on Thursday, setting a new post-lockdown daily high for the second day in a row and taking the country's cumulative total of cases to 209,365, according to Reuters.
The seven-day moving average of new infections, which averages out weekly data reporting irregularities, increased to 1,962, a total that has doubled over the last two weeks and is at levels not seen since the end of April.
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19:56 LOCAL TIME 16:56 GMT
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