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A second person has died from Covid-19 in Monaco. Meanwhile, the Principality’s Minister of State has fully recovered from the virus.
The death was revealed on Saturday 4th April. “The Prince’s Government wishes to show the family of this person their full support during these trying times,” the government said in a statement. “This is a moment of great sadness which demonstrates the importance of remaining fully mobilised while respecting the health precaution rules laid down by the Prince’s Government.”
The government also confirmed seven new positive cases of Covid-19 in the Principality on Sunday, bringing the number of people affected by the coronavirus to 73. This includes three patients who are now cured – the last of which is the Minister of State, Serge Telle, who was diagnosed on 16th March. According to health authorities, 15 people remain hospitalised, and four of these are in intensive care.
Only patients with severe symptoms of Covid-19 are hospitalised in Monaco, while people with few symptoms are advised to confine themselves at home while being followed medically. To date, 106 patients are being monitored by the appropriate health units.
Prince Albert has been tested at a Covid-19 screening centre in Monaco to raise awareness about the government’s campaign to have as many people of the Principality tested as possible.
Monaco’s primary students made their return to school on Monday, the final group to do so in the government’s three-phase plan to lift the lockdown.
The Principality ordered some 11.5 million masks at the height of the crisis. Now those masks are being safely stored by the government for a rainy day.
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