France's Covid-19 daily death toll hits 854, hospitalisations over 1,000

Medical personnel loading a Covid-19 patient onto a MEROPE medically fitted A400M aircraft at the airport of Avignon, southern France, to be transported to Brest, western France, as French hospitals are battling an influx of patients, on October 28, 2020.
Medical personnel loading a Covid-19 patient onto a MEROPE medically fitted A400M aircraft at the airport of Avignon, southern France, to be transported to Brest, western France, as French hospitals are battling an influx of patients, on October 28, 2020. © AFP

France's daily Covid-19 death toll spiked by 854 on Tuesday, an increase unseen since April 15, while the number of people hospitalised for the disease went up by more than a 1,000 for the fifth time in nine days.

Advertising