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Monaco recorded 40 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, the highest count yet, putting the Principality above 1,000 total cases since the pandemic began.
The government revealed in it’s daily Covid count on Thursday that the number of coronavirus cases in Monaco had grown to 1,018 – 40 more than the previous day.
The number of people being treated at the Princess Grace Hospital Centre is 26. That is made up of 18 patients in standard care, nine of whom are residents.
In addition, eight people including four residents are being treated in intensive care.
The increase coincides with 20 new recoveries, which now stands at 793.
Meanwhile, 149 people are being followed by the Home Monitoring Centre, which medically supports patients with mild symptoms who are in self-confinement.
Thursday marks a steady increase in the number of Covid cases in the Principality, which hit 30 on Tuesday and 31 on Wednesday.
There have been four Covid-related deaths in Monaco since the outbreak, the latest being a 92-year-old resident on 2nd January.
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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.