How worrying is France's coronavirus R-rate rise?

The figures - which reported an increasing R-rate - prompted concern that the disease was threatening to spread out of control across the country.

The French government made the wearing of masks mandatory last week, in response to an increase in coronavirus cases.

The number of coronavirus cases is increasing. The latest published R-rate - the number of people that a person with coronavirus will infect - rose from 1.18 on July 11, to 1.29 on July 18, according to official ...

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