In an interview with broadcaster BFM TV on Tuesday, French Health Minister Olivier Veran said, “we are not yet at the stage of the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic.
“We are still in a worsening phase of the epidemic,” Veran said.
France’s coronavirus figures on Monday showed that the rate of increase in fatalities at almost 9,000 jumped after several days of slowing.
EUR/USD trades firmer
EUR/USD cheers falling coronavirus cases in the Euro area and surprisingly upbeat German industrial output figures for February. The spot is last seen trading at 1.0833, up 0.41% on a daily basis.