France has reported 13,215 new cases of COVID-19, marking the biggest one-day increase on record.
France has recorded 265 deaths from the virus this week, which is up 136 from last week’s 129 reported deaths.
The French public health agency says all indicators, such as hospitalizations and deaths, are starting to rise. Many of the new cases are in younger people, but cases among the elderly are rising too, the agency says.
France reported 10,593 new cases of coronavirus just yesterday, which was also the biggest one-day increase on record.