French health authorities announced 29,837 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours on Sunday, a figure above 25,000 for the fourth day in a row.
Case numbers released on Sundays tend to be lower because of less testing on weekends, though this is the highest number of new cases recorded on a Sunday in France since the start of the pandemic
This comes a day after France set a new record for daily Covid-19 infections on Saturday, with 32,427 cases reported in 24 hours.
In France, at least 33,477 people have died from coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, including 85 in the past 24 hours. Positivity rate of tests is 13.2%.
France has the eighth highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world according Johns Hopkins University.