A total of 6,084 PCR and antigen tests were carried out on residents and non-residents in the Principality between August 9 and August 15.

The benchmark incidence rate per 100,000 population fell to 190.35 from 247.72 in the previous week.

In the meantime, the incidence rate in the badly-affected Alpes-Maritimes fell to 572.

FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus testing centre in Nice in 2020. Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Testing in Nce last summer Reuters