COVID-19: Five New Positive Cases on Saturday 17 October
Five new positive cases of COVID -19 were identified this Saturday.
This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 260 people affected by the Coronavirus.
This evening, eight patients are being treated at Princess Grace Hospital: six patients, three of whom are residents, are hospitalised; two patients, who are residents, are in intensive care.
The total number of people who have recovered amounts to 217.
This Saturday evening, 37 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.