In the meantime, the variety of new coronavirus infections in France rose by 17,881 on Saturday, decrease than the 22,882 reported on Friday.
The French well being ministry additionally reported 276 new deaths from the virus in hospitals over 24 hours, towards 386 on Friday.
Whole deaths in France from the virus now stand at 48,518, of which 33,231 had been in hospitals.
The variety of folks in hospital with COVID-19 dropped for the fifth day in a row and was down at 31,365.
The variety of sufferers in intensive care models additionally dropped for the fifth consecutive day and was down at four,493.
On Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron will give a speech to the nation in regards to the virus scenario and should announce a partial rest of nationwide lockdown guidelines which have been in place since Oct. 30.
The retail business hopes to have the ability to reopen outlets promoting “non-essential” items equivalent to garments, sneakers and toys.
Prime Minister Jean Castex mentioned on Saturday he hoped this might occur “inside a couple of days”.