French coronavirus patients in intensive care highest since end November The number of people in intensive care in France who have COVID-19 is at the highest level since the end of November, health officials said on Tuesday as new infections rose slightly to 23,302 from 22,857 a week ago. Italy reports 280 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 18,916 new casesItaly reported 280 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 253 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections declined to 18,916 from Friday's 20,499. New COVID infections fall worldwide with 16% drop last week, deaths down 10%New cases decline for past five weeks, with a decrease of 50% over first week of January as outbreak subsides in most world regions, World Health Organization says India's dramatic fall in virus cases leaves experts stumpedNEW DELHI (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country. Infections climbed... New COVID cases worldwide down by half since early January — WHO2.4 million cases were recorded last week, compared to over 5 million the week of January 4; coronavirus deaths also declining globally Lessons From Los Angeles’s Deadly WinterMonday: A Times reporter who spent days inside Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital at the height of the surge discusses what we should learn. Average US coronavirus cases dip below 100,000 for first time in months - The Boston GlobeAverage daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but experts cautioned Sunday that infections remain high and precautions to slow the pandemic must remain in place. New COVID-19 cases in U.S. fall for fifth week in a rowThe United States last week reported a 23% drop in new cases of COVID-19 and a 16% fall in the number of people hospitalized with the virus, with both figures declining for a fifth week in a row.