Sixty Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, December 16, while 41 were declared fully-recovered.

The high number of new cases on Thursday followed 63 notified on Wednesday, the highest figure since the start of the pandemic.

Thursday’s new cases pushed the total number of residents with mild symptoms recovering at home to a new high of 217.

Sixteen patients with coronavirus symptoms are receiving treatment at Princess Grace Hospital. Seven among them are Monaco residents and one resident is in intensive care.