The number of Monaco residents testing positive for coronavirus jumped to 29 on Tuesday, August 3.

The situation at Princess Grace Hospital also took a turn for the worse, with 17 patients being treated for coronavirus symptoms, Four patients are in intensive care, including two residents.

There were 15 recoveries in the 24-hour period.

The number of residents with mild symptoms recovering at home increased to 107 from 88 on Monday.

Meanwhile, in the Alpes-Maritimes the benchmark infection rate rose slightly to 746 per 100,000.

In France there were 26,829 new cases and 57 new deaths on Tuesday. In the UK the figures were 21,691 new cases and 138 new deaths.