New COVID-19 cases up by over 18,000 for second day, France’s new case reports show. French officials said that the number of covarid cases in France was double that of those in Germany and Austria. “We are very pleased with the progress being made,” he added. Notably, French authorities have started screening patients for COV-19 after finding no evidence of resistance to anticoagulants (anticoagulant agents) against them. The patient numbers increased from 24,000 to 82,000 on Friday.