The latest health report indicates five new positive cases and four recoveries on Monday, October 18. At the same time, the figures are increasing slightly in the Alpes-Maritimes.
COVID-19: where are we? This Monday, October 18, five new positive cases were declared in the Principality, bringing the number of current hospitalizations to six. Four recoveries from the virus have been declared.
We note that the positive cases are slightly increasing compared to last week: the incidence rate is at 52.15 against 59.97 currently. A state of affairs which confirms the government in its desire to maintain the sanitary pass and the wearing of a mask in crowded places, public transport, near schools and closed places.
And in the Alpes-Maritimes?
In the Alpes-Maritimes, the toll is also increasing slightly, without being able to say whether it is a temporary situation or a real rebound in the epidemic. the incidence rate is 62 (number of cases over 7 days per 100,000 inhabitants) against 48 in the rest of France. This is more than the alert threshold set at 50.
Moreover, the prefecture announced on Monday, October 18 that the wearing of the mask was extended until November 2 in the municipalities where this famous alert threshold is exceeded. It will be necessary to continue to carry in markets, urban roads with pedestrian traffic, shopping town centers, demonstrations and within a perimeter of 50 m around schools.