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The number of scooter and motorbike accidents in the neighbouring Alpes-Maritimes continues to increase. According to the prefecture in Nice, the number of fatalities rose from 24 in 2015 to 31 in 2016, an increase of 23 percent in one year.
The authorities say that riders losing control of their machines and the use of drugs and alcohol are the main reasons behind the jump in deaths.
Within the region, two types of roads have posted the worst results, the recreational routes in the backcountry and the busy main roads along the coast used by commuters.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation has signed the Arctic Commitment and pledged its support for a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping.
All travellers entering France from Europe by air or sea will have to present a negative PCR test from Sunday 24th January.
A new website, Monaco Santé, has been created in the Principality, providing information and services for residents and visitors including online bookings and consultations.
Monaco has just completed its seventh year of Winter School in conjunction with the Sciences Po Menton campus, only this year, all classes were held virtually for the first time ever.