The death toll from COVID-19 in France has risen to 8,078, with more than 90,000 confirmed cases.

Iran PressEurope: France's Health Ministry said on Sunday that 357 people died from COVID-19 in hospitals, in the past 24 hours, taking the total toll in hospitals to 5,889.

The ministry added that 2,189 people had died in nursing homes since March 1, taking France’s total death toll to 8,078, Reuters reported.

According to John Hopkins University, the total number of cases in the European country has reached 90,848.

The COVID-19 global pandemic that has swept into at least 208 countries, has infected around 1,266,000 and killed nearly 70,000 people. More than 260,000 have recovered from the disease so far. 

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