A Monaco resident aged 83 who had tested positive for coronavirus died on Sunday, the Monaco health authorities said. This was the 32nd coronavirus-related death in Monaco since the start of the pandemic, according to Government criteria.

Only nine new cases of coronavirus among Monaco residents were notified over the three days of Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

One Monaco resident is being treated at Princess Grace Hospital, while eight residents from the hospital’s catchment area in neighbouring municipalities are also being treated as inpatients, three of them in intensive care.

Three Monaco residents were declared fully-recovered on Sunday. A total of 36 residents with mild symptoms are recovering at home.

In the seven days to Thursday, April 22, the cumulative total of people vaccinated with a first dose in Monaco stood at 12,758, equivalent to 33.27 percent of the population and a rise of 664 on the previous seven days. A total of 11,632 have also received a second jab, an increase of 773 on the week.

On Sunday, the latest figure for the benchmark measure of cases per 100,000 was 174 in the Alpes Maritimes, while the average in France is 319.7. In Italy, which is moving towards a major relaxation of lockdown, the figures were 13,158 new cases and 217 new deaths. Monaco will publish its new infection rate figure early in the week. Last week it was just above 60 per 100,000.

The UK recorded 1,712 new cases and 11 new deaths related to coronavirus on Sunday, April 25.

In France the figures were 24,465 new cases and 145 new deaths. While both these figures are declining, the number of people in intensive care increased slightly over the weekend to very close to 6,000.