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Prince Albert II shuns lockdown and announces curfew in Monaco

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During an eagerly awaited address on Thursday evening, Prince Albert announced new measures to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in Monaco. At the moment, a lockdown is not under consideration.


Prince Albert II paid homage to the victims of Nice’s terrorist attack and announced several new measures aimed at reducing the spread of Covid-19.

The Prince’s Government met on Thursday morning in conjunction with the Prince’s Palace to discuss the pandemic’s action plan. The National Council was also present.

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Unlike France, who announced a national lockdown on Wednesday evening, Monaco will introduce a curfew. 

The new measures will come into place on Saturday evening and will last for a month.

  • There will not be a lockdown
  • A curfew will be in place from 8 pm to 6 am
  • Shops and restaurants will remain open
  • Remote working will be encouraged for both the private and public sector

Globally, economic activity will continue. However, a number of new restrictions will be introduced.

All schools and universities will remain open in full respect of preventive measures.

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