Nine Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus in the latest 24-hour reporting period, while 20 residents were declared fully-recovered.

The number of residents being treated as inpatients at Princess Grace Hospital has fallen to 17, four of them in intensive care. A further 19 patients from outside the Principality are also being treated, seven in intensive care.

Seventy-four residents with mild symptoms are recovering at home under the supervision of the Home Monitoring Centre.

Meanwhile, in the UK the number of new cases on Saturday were 5,587 with 96 new deaths. Also on Saturday, the UK passed the 50 percent mark for the proportion of adults vaccinated with a first dose. French data was not available due to a technical glitch.