France sees number of COVID-19 patients in ICU at around 4,000 by Christmas holidays

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France sees number of COVID-19 patients in ICU at around 4,000 by Christmas holidays
France sees number of COVID-19 patients in ICU at around 4,000 by Christmas holidays   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">PARIS</span> – French government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday that the government expects to see around 4,000 patients in intensive care with <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 by the Christmas holidays.</p> <p>He also told a news conference that the Omicron variant does not seem, at this stage, to cause more severe forms of the disease than the Delta variant.</p> <p>On Tuesday, the health ministry had registered 2,792 <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 patients in intensive care wards. </p> <p/> </div>