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France has confirmed two new cases of infection by COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in France to 14, Health Director General Jerome Salomon announced on Tuesday.

A Chinse woman, who returned from China early this month, was hospitalized in a Paris hospital and “is doing well”, Salomon told a news conference.

Her husband was tested negative and four people with whom she had contacts would be investigated, he said.

A French man, recently back from Italy’s Lombardy, was receiving treatment in a hospital in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region.

Of the previous 12 cases, 11 have recovered. An 80-year-old Chinese tourist died on Feb. 14. Enditem


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