Since the outbreak was first reported in France, the country has confirmed 197,921 cases of the virus.
Of those cases, 30,324 have died.
The virus has been most prolific in the Ile-de-France and Grand Est regions with 70,220 and 29,961 cases respectively.
According to Worldometer, there are currently 84,761 active cases of the virus, of which 383 are in a serious or critical condition.
The country’s health ministry said: “The situation is precarious.”
It added: “We could at any moment tip into a scenario that is less under control, like in Spain.
“It is highly likely that we will experience a second epidemic wave this autumn or winter.”