France reports 28 more coronavirus deaths, cases up slightly

The number of people who died from coronavirus infection in France rose by 28 to 29,603 on Thursday, the same increase as Wednesday.

In a statement, the health ministry said the number of new confirmed cases of the virus was 467, at 158,641, nine more than 24 hours earlier.

Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Chris Reese