From Monday New Curfew In Monaco And Vaccination Open To Anyone 18+

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Nancy Heslin   Forbes Monaco

From Monday New Curfew In Monaco And Vaccination Open To Anyone 18+

From Monday, May 31, new curfew hours from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. come into effect in Monaco.

Additionally restaurants can stay open between lunch and an extended dinner service, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and access for dinner now includes members of sports clubs and casino members. Music will also be permitted up to 75 db—but still no dancing. Cafés and tea rooms can stay open an extra hour until 8 p.m.

Remote working remains compulsory in private and public sectors until June 13.

Groups of up to 10 (instead of 6) are now allowed to get together outdoors and event halls and congresses can welcome up to 70% capacity, to a maximum of 1,000 people, but with strict health protocol.

A week since Grand Prix weekend began and zero cases of Covid have been reported and there is no longer any Covid patients at Princess Grace Hospital. Seven people are being supervised by the Home Patient Monitoring Center.

Minister of state Pierre Dartout announced this evening on Monaco Info that from Monday, May 31, any Monaco national or resident from the age of 18 can be vaccinated. As of May 27, 16,502 people (43.03% of the population) have had their first shot while 13,527 people (or 81.97% of those who have been vaccinated) have had both doses. The incidence rate has dropped to 20.86 per 100,000 people from 36.5 on May 16.

According to Covid tracker, the incidence rate in the Alpes-Maritimes has fallen to 35 with a positivity rate of 1.2%. 440,556 people (40.14% of the population) have received at least one injection.

In France, the incidence rate is 100 with a positivity rate of 3.28%. More than 24 million people have been vaccinated (that is 36.04% of the population) and 11 million have had both shots.

In unrelated news, the theme of this year’s “Rendez-Vous aux Jardins” on June 5 and 6 is “The transmission of knowledge.” At the initiative of the French Ministry of Culture and the European Network of Cultural Heritage, the event has taken place at the beginning of June every year since 2003.

Monaco has been participating since 2008 and this edition offers free workshops for adults and children at three of the country’s gardens: Saint Martin (“No secrets in annual beds”); the Princess Grace Rose Garden (“Become a jury for the rose competition”); and the Japanese Garden (“I realize my zen garden”).

Workshops run 2 days back-to-back, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. but participants must email a reservation request to amenagement@gouv.mc before June 4. Wearing a mask is compulsory and groups are limited to 5. The Urban Planning Department will provide hydroalcoholic gel to the public.

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Nancy Heslin   Forbes Monaco

Nancy Heslin is an established journalist and lifestyle writer. She has been the Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Monaco magazine (bimonthly in English) , since the magazine's 2nd issue . Launched in November 2018, Forbes Monaco is part of the Forbes family, with its 7 million readers and 71 million monthly website visitors worldwide.