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French Coronavirus Cases Jump After Including Nursing Home Deaths

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The number of people who have died from the COVID-19 illness in France has jumped. The jump was by 61% over two days after data from nursing homes were included in the stats. Confirmed cases also jumped by 44% to 82,165, according to reports at Reuters. This makes France the fifth country to report more cases than China. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in hospitals rose by 5,233, or 9%, to 64,338 on Friday. French hospitals also set a new daily death record of 588, an increase of 13% to 5,091. Many country's stats do not include people who have died in nursing homes in their sick or death tally.