France has nearly 5,000 COVID patients in intensive care, above November high

Northern French hospital battles to save lives

PARIS (Reuters) - French health authorities said on Monday that the number of patients in intensive care with COVID-19 increased by 102 to 4,974, more than the 4,919 high of the second lockdown in mid-November.

(Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by GV De Clercq)