France records highest daily death toll

Another 418 people have died of the coronavirus in France - the highest number of deaths in a 24-hour period.

The total death toll is now 3,024, although French officials only count those who die in hospitals.

A total of 44,550 people in France have now tested positive for Covid-19 - an 11% rise from yesterday.

The country has been in lockdown since 17 March.

Source: bbc.com