France has recorded almost 10,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, marking its highest single-day count since the start of the outbreak. Health authorities reported 9,843 new confirmed Covid-19 cases yesterday, surpassing the previous daily record by almost 900. The figures were released on the eve of a key meeting of ministers and health experts about toughening measures. France has the seventh-highest Covid-19 death toll in the world. More than 30,800 people in the country have died of coronavirus.
- Dian Gomes appointed as an executive member of the World Boxing Federation.
- Government plans to increase the number of national schools up to 1,000.