Coronavirus live news: global trade forecast to fall by up to a third as US sees highest one-day death toll

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The number of people who have died in French hospitals has climbed by 8% in a day to at least 7,632, local authorities have said.

Jérôme Salomon gives updated figures for the “deadly pandemic” of Covid-19 in France.
Confirmed cases: 82,048 (+3,881)
Number in hospital: 30,375 (+3,139)
Number in i/c: 7,148 (+472 = +17 net)
Deaths in hospital: 7,632 (+562)
No figures for care homes due to “technical problem”.

Of those in intensive care:
34% are aged under 60 years
61% are aged 60-80
108 patients under 30 years old.
Of deaths in hospital:
82% are over 70 years old
16 deaths recorded in overseas territories.

Source: https://t.co/Z2I1vT3gyz
andhttps://t.co/dxVaY5R5yI

The only figures for deaths in nursing and care homes are those from yesterday: Tuesday 7 April and even those are “partial”.
07/04/20: Deaths in care homes: 3,237 (+820)

Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include:

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