‘Everything points to France having passed the peak of the Covid-19 epidemic’, says health minister

French Health Minister Olivier Véran speaks during a news conference on the country's Covid-19 situation at the French Health Ministry in Paris, France, on November 12, 2020.
French Health Minister Olivier Véran speaks during a news conference on the country's Covid-19 situation at the French Health Ministry in Paris, France, on November 12, 2020. © Ludovic Marin, Reuters

France looks to have passed the peak of the Covid-19 epidemic, Minister of Health Olivier Véran said on Sunday, pointing to the falling rate of new infections under the country’s second coronavirus lockdown.

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