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France Appears to Have 'Passed the Peak' of Second Surge, Health Minister Says

He credited the nation's second lockdown with the decline in infections

France has passed the worst of its second wave of coronavirus infections, its top health minister declared Sunday.

In an interview published in France 24, Minister of Health Olivier Véran said that the number of new infections had decreased in the country for 10 consecutive days, and added that test positivity rates were dropping as well.

“Thanks to the lockdown, just like back in March, the virus has started to circulate less,” said Véran. “For 10 consecutive days now, the number of new COVID-19 cases, positive test rates and incident rates are decreasing. Everything leads us to believe that we have passed the peak of the epidemic.”

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