Story Text: The Eiffel Tower, one of Paris' most recognised landmarks, lit up for 10 minutes on Saturday (March 21) in tribute to medical staff tending to those suffering from the coronavirus.
France has been one of the countries hit hardest by the disease in Europe, and is currently on lockdown with citizens fined if they don't have good reason to be out of their houses.
More than 12,500 people have caught coronavirus in France, with the official death toll recorded as 562 on Saturday.
Health workers run a far greater risk of becoming infected given their proximity in hospitals to patients who have the condition.
(Production: Thierry Chiarello, Sophie Meyer and Iain Axon)
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