Fifteen new cases of coronavirus were reported among residents in the Principality on Thursday, December 17, taking the total since the start of the outbreak to 700.

There has been no change in the number of hospitalisations, with four residents being treated at the Princess Grace Hospital, one in intensive care.

The number of residents with mild symptoms recovering at home now stands at 47.

Meanwhile, in France on Thursday evening 18,254 new cases and 258 new deaths were reported. The figures for the UK were 35,383 new cases and 532 new deaths.