PHOTOS France sees glimmer of hope as fewer hospitalized patients registered

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France sees glimmer of hope as fewer hospitalized patients registered

Xinhua

08:23, April 18, 2020

A seller is seen wearing a protective face shield and gloves at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

A seller is seen wearing a protective face shield and gloves at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

A policeman checks a resident at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

Policemen check a resident at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

A policeman checks a resident at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

An area is taped off for a one-way circulation at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

People shop at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

People wearing face masks are seen at an open-air market in Armentieres, northern France, on April 17, 2020. Despite a rising COVID-19 death toll in France, the number of people being hospitalized fell for a third straight day, offering a glimmer of hope, said Director General of Health Jerome Salomon on Friday. The death toll in France climbed to 18,681 on Friday, representing a daily rise of 761 compared with 753 registered a day before, said Salomon at a daily briefing on the pandemic. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

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