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France, UK: Highest daily number of Coronavirus cases
France, UK: Highest daily number of Coronavirus cases
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Both the United Kingdom and France have recorded their highest daily number of Coronavirus cases on Thursday. France reported 16,096 cases and the UK 6,632 new cases.

“The signals are clear. Positivity rates are rising across all age groups and we’re continuing to see spikes in rates of admission to hospital and critical care,” Yvonne Doyle, medical director of Public Health England, said and that the new surge of infections is a “stark warning for us all”.

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