Nine new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified on Tuesday 2 March.
This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 1,965 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.
This evening, 49 people are being treated at Princess Grace Hospital: 38 patients, 21 of whom are residents, are hospitalised. Moreover, this evening, 11 people, 5 of whom are residents, are in intensive care.
Sadly, an 82-year-old resident who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus died yesterday. This is the 25th 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 ten further recoveries to be noted. The total number of people who have recovered thus amounts to 1,720.
This Tuesday evening, 132 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 yesterday, Sunday 28 February inclusive.
- Number of tests carried out on resident and non-resident patients between 22/02 and 28/02 inclusive: 4,913 PCR and antigen tests
- Rate of positive tests carried out on residents and non-residents: 5.19%
- Incidence rate, i.e. the number of positive Coronavirus cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past seven days: 226.32