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The number of confirmed cases in France jumped from 100 to 130 in 24 hours to Sunday evening, reports Kim Willsher, the Guardian’s correspondent in Paris.
The director general of France’s health service Jérôme Salomon gave the latest figures on Sunday evening. Of the 130 people who have contracted the virus, two have died, 116 are in hospital - nine of them in a serious condition - and 12 have recovered after treatment and have returned home.
The European commission said there had been 2,100 people infected so far by Coronavirus, including 38 fatalities in 18 member states, as it raised its risk of contraction from low to moderate up to moderate to high, Daniel Boffey reports.Continue reading...