COVID-19: Twenty-Five New Positive Cases and Seventeen Recoveries on Tuesday 12 January
Twenty-five new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified on Tuesday 12 January.
This therefore brings the overall health figures for the Principality to 1,092 people affected by the Coronavirus since the beginning of the health crisis.
This evening, twenty-five people are being treated at the CHPG: sixteen patients, eight of whom are residents, are hospitalised. Moreover, this evening, nine people, six of whom are residents, are in intensive care.
Sadly, a 75-year-old resident died this morning at the CHPG. This person had tested positive for the SARS-CoV virus and had been treated in the hospital. This is the seventh death of a resident.
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 17 further recoveries to be noted. The total number of people who have recovered thus amounts to 900.
This Tuesday evening, 124 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.