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17 January 2022

COVID-19: Eighty-One New Positive Cases and 60 Recoveries on Monday 17 January

Eighty-one new positive cases of Covid-19 were identified on Monday 17 January.

This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 6,837 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.

This evening, 40 people are being treated at Princess Grace Hospital:  35 people, 21 of whom are residents, are provided in-patient care.  Five other patients, one of whom is a resident, are in intensive care. 

There are 60 further recoveries to be noted.  The total number of people who have recovered is 6,317.

This Monday evening, 373 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.

The Prince's Government is also communicating the figures relating to testing.  These figures are as of Sunday 16 January inclusive.

  • Number of tests carried out on resident and non-resident patients between 10/01 and 16/01 inclusive:  10,616 PCR and antigen tests.
  • Rate of positive tests carried out on residents and non-residents:  12.07%.
  • Incidence rate, i.e. the number of persons testing positive per 100,000 inhabitants over the past seven days:  1,953 (1,966 last week).

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