France registers 104 new COVID-19 deaths

# 03:21
16 May 2020

French Health Ministry informed on Friday the coronavirus death toll reached 27,529 as 104 people died from the COVID-19 in the country during the past day, APA reports citing Reuters.

France reported the total number of positive cases in hospitals reached 141,919, while the same number in the nursing homes increased to 73,713. Therefore, the total number of infected patients rose to 215,632.

Commenting on the situation, Chief Executive of French pharma company Sanofi, Paul Hudson, recently asserted the coronavirus vaccine will become available everywhere in the world at the same time once it is developed.