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06 January 2022

COVID-19: 101 New Positive Cases and One Death on Thursday 6 January

A hundred and one new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified on Thursday 6 January.

This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 5,593 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.

Sadly, a 94-year-old resident who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus has died.  Since the start of the COVID-19 health crisis, 42 residents of the Principality have died after contracting the virus.  The Prince's Government recalls the importance of being vaccinated against COVID-19.   Currently, the vaccine is the most effective way of protecting oneself and others.  Vaccination is available free of charge to Monegasques and residents.

The Prince's Government extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of this person and assures them of its full support at this time of sorrow.

This evening, 41 people are being treated at Princess Grace Hospital:  35 people, 12 of whom are residents, are being provided in-patient care. Six other patients, who are non-resident, are in intensive care.

There are 67 further recoveries to be noted.  The total number of people who have recovered is 5,037.

This Thursday evening, 432 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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