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17 February 2021

COVID-19: 29 New Positive Cases and 28 Recoveries on Wednesday 17 February

Twenty nine new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified on Wednesday 17 February.

This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 1,816 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.

This evening, 51 people are being treated at the CHPG:  42 patients, 25 of whom are residents, are hospitalised.  Moreover, this evening, nine people, five of whom are residents, are in intensive care.

Sadly, a 88-year-old resident who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus has died.  This is the 21st death of a resident of the Principality in connection with the Coronavirus since the start of the epidemic.  The Prince's Government extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of this person.  It wishes to assure them of its full support at this time of sorrow.

Today, there are 28 further recoveries to be noted.  The total number of people who have recovered thus amounts to 1,590.

This Wednesday evening, 108 people are being monitored by the Home Patient Follow-up Centre, which provides medical support to people with mild symptoms, who are invited to self isolate at home.

In line with the practices adopted by the World Health Organization and neighbouring countries in this regard, these daily health assessment figures report only on resident persons affected by the Coronavirus.

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