Breaking News

A new positive case of Covid-19 on 23rd May brings confirmed number to 98: 90 cured, 2 hospitalised, 1 resident death, 3 non-resident deaths

Home confinement extended by two weeks

Home confinement extended by two weeks

By Cassandra Tanti - March 28, 2020

Prince Albert has ordered the extension of lockdown measures until 15th April, in line with a decision taken in neighbouring France.

Monaco went into lockdown on 17th March, with movement throughout the Principality restricted to “essential” trips only.

In order to continue efforts made over the past 10 days to try to contain the spread of the virus, the travel restriction measures will be extended for a period of two weeks starting next week.

“It is essential to remember that the virus does not circulate alone, it is the movement of people that promotes the pandemic,” said the government in a statement. “It is for this reason that the Princely Government, at the request of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, has taken a series of necessary measures to protect the national community.”

Only limited travel to get food and medical supplies, or to assist a vulnerable family member is allowed. A short trip outdoors to walk pets or for individual exercise is also allowed.

Public places not essential to the life of the country remain closed, in particular restaurants, cafes, concert halls, cinemas, casinos and nightclubs.

The only establishments to remain open are food stores and markets, pharmacies, tobacconists, newsagents, gas stations and banks.

The night curfew between 10pm and 5am is also maintained and shops are not allowed to accept the public from 9.30pm.

Police officers will be enforcing the lockdown measures and can issue those who do not comply with a fine of €200.

 

Photo by Monaco Life, all rights reserved

 

shares
SHARE
Previous articleHome Patient Monitoring Centre established
Next articleMonaco records first hospital death

daily

May 26, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Prince takes antibody test in solidarity

Cassandra Tanti

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.

0
May 25, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Final students return to classrooms

Cassandra Tanti

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.

0
May 22, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Monaco stockpiles masks

Stephanie Horsman

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.

0
May 22, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

ISM adds career-related diploma to IB programme

Cassandra Tanti

Come the next academic year, the ISM will be offering an exciting new diploma for students wishing to pursue career-related learning.

0