Five Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday while 16 were declared to be fully recovered.

The total number of coronavirus patients being treated at Princess Grace Hospital now stands at 10, but only three are Monaco residents. One person, a non-resident, is in intensive care.

Thirty-four Monaco residents with mild symptoms are recovering at home.

Meanwhile, there were 26,538 new cases in France, but no figure for deaths was available at press time. In the UK 2,445 new cases and 22 new deaths were reported.