Coronavirus in France spreading exponentially, 7000 new casesChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 29, 2020
In metropolitan France, the dynamics of the epidemic's progression are exponential, health bodies la Direction générale de la santé and Santé Publique France stated in their daily virus update on Friday.
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The total number of deaths since the beginning of the epidemic has reached 30,596, of which 20,089 have occurred in hospitals (+19 in a day), according to the two health bodies.
"We are doing everything to avoid reconfinement," President Emmanuel Macron told journalists on Friday, while not "totally" excluding it as a possibility. ■