France's new Covid-19 cases top 52,000 in latest 24-hour record

Medical staff members move a Covid-19 patient from a plane at Vannes Airport in western France on November 2, 2020.
Medical staff members move a Covid-19 patient from a plane at Vannes Airport in western France on November 2, 2020. © Stéphane Mahé, REUTERS

French health authorities on Monday reported 52,518 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, setting a new daily record since the outbreak of the disease, up from 46,290 on Sunday.

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