Coronavirus cases in France continue to fall one month after ending the strict eight-week lockdown, with no ‘second peak’ in infections as restaurants open, children return to school and families travel for weekend breaks.
The figures offer a rosy picture for Emmanuel Macron, the president, to present to the nation in an address on Sunday night that will attempt to reassure an anxious public that the government has a viable “post-virus” plan to put the country back on its feet.
Authorities say there are only 933 virus patients in intensive care across the country, down from 7,148 in April. The number of new admissions to emergency units, meanwhile, was 20 in the last 24 hours.
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