Monaco health authorities have just been informed that a Monaco resident under care at Princess Grace Hospital Center has tested positive for COVID 19.
The patient had been placed in quarantine awaiting test results and will now remain in the dedicated coronavirus unit at the hospital for treatment.
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An epidemiological investigation is underway to retrace the resident's steps over the past few days and to identify anyone who may have come contact with this person.
This is the second confirmed case in the Principality, following the announcement on February 28 of a twentysomething who tested positive.