2 However, the daily count was below the 3,310 cases reported on Saturday that marked a post-lockdown high, the ministry’s data showed.
3 A sharp rise in cases in France has led the authorities in the country’s two biggest cities, Paris and Marseille, to expand zones where wearing a mask is mandatory outdoors.
5 The resurgence also prompted Britain to impose a 14-day quarantine for people arriving from France as of Saturday.
6 The number of coronavirus clusters being investigated in France had increased to 263, the ministry said in its website update.
7 The number of people in hospitals was up slightly at 4,860, adding to a rise recorded a day earlier.
8 The number of intensive care patients was unchanged at 376 after increasing the previous day, the ministry said.