Regional coronavirus update - 7 new deaths from Covid-19 have been reported in the region. 3 occurred in the Alpes Maritimes and 4 in the Var bringing the total number of deaths for both regions to 422.
203 patients are currently hospitalised in the Alpes Maritimes of which 26 are in intensive care. In the Var 233 people are in hosptial of which 29 are in internsive care.
National - The number of people who died from Covid-19 in France increased by 330 to 25,531 on Tuesday, the sharpest rate of increase in six days, according to governement date. France's health ministry said the number of people in intensive care units fell to 3,430 from 3,696 on Monday, down for a 27th consecutive day.
The number of people in hospital with coronavirus also fell again to 25,775 from 25,548, also continuing a now uninterrupted three-week fall
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