Coronavirus cases regional update

Regional coronavirus update - 7 new deaths from Covid-19 have been reported in the region. 3 occurred in the Alpes Maritimes and 4 in the Var bringing the total number of deaths for both regions to 422.

203 patients are currently hospitalised in the Alpes Maritimes of which 26 are in intensive care. In the Var 233 people are in hosptial of which 29 are in internsive care. 

National - The number of people who died from Covid-19 in France increased by 330 to 25,531 on Tuesday, the sharpest rate of increase in six days, according to governement date. France's health ministry said the number of people in intensive care units fell to 3,430 from 3,696 on Monday, down for a 27th consecutive day.

The number of people in hospital with coronavirus also fell again to 25,775 from 25,548, also continuing a now uninterrupted three-week fall

 

Last local news

Evening Update Friday 18 September 2020

The Prefect of the Alpes Maritimes announced new measures today to combat the spread of covid-19 in Nice. ... Evening Update Friday 18 September 2020 Read More

18/09/2020

Lunchtime News Friday 18th September 2020

The president of the “Citizens” association David Nakache, has criticized loudspeakers in Nice broadcasting anti-Covid-19 prevention messages saying “... Lunchtime News Friday 18th September 2020 Read More

18/09/2020

French and Riviera News Friday 18th September 2020

A man has died following a diving accident in Cavalaire-sur-Mer in the Var. The accident occurred at a popular site for divers in the region.... French and Riviera News Friday 18th September 2020 Read More

18/09/2020

Evening Update Thursday 17 September 2020

French Minister of Health Olivier Veran has been providing an update this evening on the government’s coronavirus strategy and has specifically addres... Evening Update Thursday 17 September 2020 Read More

17/09/2020