Alpes-Maritimes go into weekend lockdown; Monaco fights fake news plus more
Good Morning Monaco – Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Nice and the urban areas of the French department will enter lockdown for the next two weekends from 18:00 on Friday until 06:00 on Monday.
In an unusual turn of events the Monegasque government took to Twitter to call out CNEWS columnist Guillaume Bigot for sharing fake news about the Principality’s coronavirus situation.
Well-publicised public comments by European leaders strongly suggesting that the Anglo-Swedish AstraZeneca vaccine was less effective for older age groups have translated into many doses going unused.
Fifteen residents tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, February 22, while seven were declared fully recovered.
The yachting business in Monaco had a very buoyant year, despite the absence of the Monaco Yacht Show, the annual symposium La Belle Classe Super-Yacht heard.