France reports 3,028 people in intensive care units with COVID-19

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PARIS (Reuters) -France reported the number of people in intensive care units with COVID-19 fell by 76 to 3,028 on Saturday, while the overall number of people in hospital with the disease fell by 425 to 16,847.

Both numbers have been on a downward trend in recent weeks.

While reporting 10,675 new cases, the health ministry also announced 68 new coronavirus deaths in hospitals and said there had been 487,309 COVID-19 vaccine injections over the past 24 hours.

(Reporting by Matthias BlamontEditing by Mark Potter)

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