Coronavirus cases pass 500,000 in France, restaurant owners in Marseille protest closures

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    The number of coronavirus cases in France has passed 500,000, authorities said on Friday after recording a near-record daily jump in infections. Meanwhile, hundreds of restaurant and bar owners in the virus-hit city of Marseille took to the streets to protest a government order to close their businesses to stop the alarming spread of Covid-19.

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