WORLD France reports 32,427 new COVID-19 infections, hitting another one-day high

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France reports 32,427 new COVID-19 infections, hitting another one-day high

Xinhua

17:10, October 18, 2020

Policemen patrol after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

Policemen patrol after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

Policemen check a resident after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

A delivery boy rides on an empty square in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

A policeman checks a resident after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

An empty street is seen after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

Waitresses prepare to close the restaurant before the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

Policemen patrol after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

An empty square is seen after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

Policemen check a resident after the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

A waiter prepares to close the restaurant before the curfews in Lille, northern France, Oct. 17, 2020. France reported 32,427 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new high of daily tally, according to the data released by the Public Health Agency on Saturday. To stem the quick spread of the virus, the French government declared a state of health emergency starting from Saturday. Curfews from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. were implemented in nine big cities since Friday midnight. (Photo by Sebastien Courdji/Xinhua)

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