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France’s fifth Covid wave has not peaked yet – government

French Government's spokesperson Gabriel Attal leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday that the fifth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic engulfing France has not yet reached its peak.

The seven-day moving average of new confirmed new infections set a new 2021 high of more than 44,500 on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by GV De Clercq)

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