Military doctors talk by the military field hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Image Credit: AP

Paris: France on Tuesday reported 762 more COVID-19 deaths in hospitals and nursing homes, bringing its total toll from the epidemic to 15,729.

The number of confirmed cases in France now exceeds 100,000, health official Jerome Salomon told reporters, adding however that the total number of patients in intensive care fell for the sixth day in a row.