WORLD ​France reports over 600 new COVID-19 cases, domestic travel encouraged

WORLD

​France reports over 600 new COVID-19 cases, domestic travel encouraged

By Ge Wenbo | People's Daily app

03:41, May 15, 2020

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In this Wednesday, May 13, 2020 photo, a masked unidentified patient has her temperature checked by dental assistant Margot Daussat prior to a dental appointment at a dental office in Paris. (Photo: AP)

Paris (People’s Daily) - The French Ministry of Health and Solidarity announced on Thursday there were 622 new COVID-19 infections since yesterday. 

The total nationwide tally stands at 141,356, including 2,299 severe cases, and 351 new fatalities.

France’s total COVID-19 death toll is 27,425.

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced the country would allocate 18 billion euros to support the tourism industry. It also voiced its support for all domestic travel during the holidays in July and August as inter-provincial travel restrictions will be lifted.


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