FILE IMAGE: Christian George, Director of Research at the National Centre of Scientific Research study, helps a patient struggling with coronavirus illness (COVID-19) to utilize the COVID-19 ‘Breathalyzer’ test machine at the La Croix-Rousse Hospital in Lyon, France, July 22,2020 REUTERS/Yiming Woo
PARIS (Reuters) – French health authorities reported 725 brand-new validated coronavirus cases on Tuesday, listed below the day-to-day average of 924 over the previous week however unlikely to minimize worries of a 2nd wave.
In a declaration, authorities said “viral blood circulation is still sustained in France”, worrying the reproduction rate was consistent at 1.3.
A recreation rate, or ‘R’, of 1.3 means that 100 individuals with the virus infect, on average, 130 other individuals. A rate of less than 1 is required to slowly consist of the disease.
France also reported 14 brand-new deaths from the virus, taking the total to 30,223, and two times the daily typical increase of seven seen over the past week.
The variety of individuals in healthcare facility with COVID-19 went down by 104 to 5,551, continuing a two-month downward trend.
Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Modifying by Jonathan Oatis and Giles Elgood