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18 October 2021

Covid-19 : Five New Positive Cases and Four Recoveries on Monday 18 October

Five new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified on Monday 18 October.

This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 3,363 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.

This evening, six patients are being treated at Princess Grace Hospital: five people, one of whom is a resident, are provided in-patient care. One patient, who is a resident, is in intensive care. 

There are four further recoveries to be noted. The total number of people who have recovered is 3,290.

This Monday evening, 22 people are being monitored by the Home Patient Follow-up Centre, which provides medical support to patients 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 17 October inclusive.

  • Number of tests carried out on resident and non-resident patients between 11/10 and 17/10 inclusive: 3,028 PCR and antigen tests.
  • Rate of positive tests carried out on residents and non-residents:  1.19 %.
  • Incidence rate, i.e. the number of persons testing positive per 100,000 inhabitants over the past seven days: 59.97 (52.15 last week).

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