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Number of coronavirus infected in France has doubled

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The number of people infected with coronavirus in France more than doubled, to 38 people, said the head of the Ministry of Health Olivier Veran.

Earlier it was reported about 18 cases, two patients died.

According to the head of the Ministry of Health, 12 new cases are associated with an infected patient from the Oise department in the north of the country, France Info reports.

The distance from the administrative center of Oise in Beauvais to Paris is about 70 kilometers. The minister explained the increase in the number of cases with the fact that the authorities were able to check the circle of contacts of the former cases.

Of the total number of people infected in France, 12 have already recovered, 24 remain in hospitals, two of them in serious condition. Two people have passed away.

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