Coronavirus live news: France registers record 58,046 new cases; Italy reports highest death toll since April
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France reported 58,046 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, setting a daily record for the second time in four days, up from 40,558 on Wednesday.
The figure was published shortly after Paris announced new restrictive measures on top of a second national lockdown enforced since last Friday.
The number of people in France who have died from Covid-19 infections rose by 363 to 39,037, versus 385 on Wednesday and a seven-day moving average of 431.
The cumulative number of cases now totals 1,601,367.