French coronavirus cases jump by 3,325 due to systems update


FILE PHOTO: Cinema decorators work on a scenography piece for “Adieu Monsieur Haffmann”, an adaptation of a theatre play based in 1940s, on a street of the Montmartre district, as the shooting will resume following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France, May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

PARIS (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in France jumped by 3,325 to 149,071, though the increase was not due to a rise in daily infections but was a result of the inclusion of data from a new tracking system, the health ministry said in a statement.

“The increase compared to yesterday is due to more efficient tracking, not to the epidemiological situation in France,” the ministry said in a statement.

Reporting by Geert De Clercq


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