France recorded 517 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours and is investigating 5 new clusters, bringing the total number of clusters in the country to 89.
The country eased out of lockdown, opening bars and restaurants from early June but continues to see hundreds of new daily cases.
Italy, meanwhile, recorded 122 new cases of coronavirus.
Both countries recorded low daily death tolls: there were 26 people who died in hospitals in France in 24 hours, and 18 people died in Italy due to COVID-19.
Across Europe, countries have been easing restrictions, but some are concerned that new clusters will create a second wave of infections.
There have been clusters reported in Spain and Germany that have led to new restrictions being imposed…