A nurse holds up a sample collected from a person at a Covid-19 screening station in Paris on Monday. Photo: AFP
A nurse holds up a sample collected from a person at a Covid-19 screening station in Paris on Monday. Photo: AFP

France’s nurses face hell on coronavirus front line

  • Country reports 418 new fatalities on Monday, the most since outbreak began, bringing death toll above 3,000
  • Health care workers fear for patients, families and colleagues amid shortage of hospital beds and protective gear