The total number of new coronavirus cases reported in Monaco on Wednesday, January 12, was 101, with 126 recoveries, the Government said.

The number of patients at Princess Grace Hospital being treated for coronavirus fell to 28. Of 13 residents, one is in intensive care.

According to the Government’s figures, 302 residents with milder symptoms are recovering at home.

Also on Wednesday, the UK reported 129,587 new Covid cases and 398 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test – the second day in a row that the daily figure has hit an 11-month high. Wednesday’s number is the highest since 24 February 2021, when 442 deaths were reported, according to the Guardian, based on Government figures.

In France, 361,719 new cases and 246 new deaths were reported on the same day.