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Monaco has recorded its sixth Covid death, a 72-year-old resident who passed away at the CHPG on Sunday night.
The government revealed in its daily Covid count on Monday that the Principality registered 13 new cases of coronavirus on 11th January, bringing the total number of infections since the pandemic began to 1,070.
There are 26 people being cared for at the Princess Grace Hospital Centre. Of those, 17 patients – including 11 residents – are being treated in the normal hospital system, while nine people – including six residents – are in critical care in ICU.
The government also revealed that Monaco’s sixth Covid-related death occurred on Sunday, less than a week after the fifth victim. It was a 72-year-old male resident who tested positive for the Covid virus during his treatment at the hospital. No other details were given.
The Monaco government admited on the weekend it was facing a “rebound of the epidemic” and stepped up its health restrictions, bringing the curfew forward one hour from Monday and closing all restaurants, casinos and theatres in the evening.
The positivity rate (number of positive cases compared to the number of people tested) is now 7.44% compared to 3.5% previously.
The government has reported the death of an 87-year-old woman with Covid-19, marking the 9th coronavirus fatality in Monaco since the pandemic began and the 6th since the new year.
Monaco’s Antonio Salvatore has gained a Michelin star for the five-table fine dining restaurant he created less than 12 months ago in the middle of a worldwide pandemic.
Organisers of the 114th Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters are “hopeful” the event will go ahead in April, despite delaying ticket sales for the popular tennis tournament.
The first regatta of the year in the Principality was won by an Italian team captained by Claudia Rossi on the Petite Terrible-Adria Ferries at the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series.