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09 April 2021 Press release

COVID-19: Five New Positive Cases and Seven Recoveries on Friday 9 April

Five new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified on Friday 9 April.

This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 2,369 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.

This evening, 28 people are being treated at the CHPG: 22 patients, five of whom are residents, are hospitalised. Moreover, this evening, six people, non-residents, are in intensive care.

Sadly, a 97-year-old resident has died, after testing positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This is the 31st death of a resident of the Principality in connection with the Coronavirus since the start of the epidemic. The Prince's Government extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of this person. It wishes to assure them of its full support at this time of sorrow.

Today, there are seven further recoveries to be noted. The total number of people who have recovered thus amounts to 2,220

This Friday evening, 64 people are being monitored by the Home Patient Follow-up Centre, which provides medical support to people with mild symptoms, who are invited to self-isolate at home.

In line with the practices adopted by the World Health Organization and neighbouring countries in this regard, these daily health assessment figures report only on resident persons affected by the Coronavirus.

Every Friday, the Prince's Government is now giving a weekly update on the vaccination strategy that has been implemented in the Principality.

The figures below are stated as of yesterday evening, Thursday 8 April inclusive:

  • Number of people vaccinated: 11,962, i.e. the equivalent of 31.48% of our population.
  • Number of people who have received the second dose of the vaccine: 9,783, i.e. 81.78% of those vaccinated.

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