New study: Confinement in France saved 61,000 lives

 Confinement has prevented more than 61,000 deaths in France from Covid-19, according to new research.

Three researchers at the School of Advanced Studies in Public Health (EHESP) have identified what the human cost of Covid-19 would have been if the country had not been placed in confinement.

President Emmanuel Macron announced the nationwide lockdown on March 16, which began the following day.

The computer model developed ...

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