The Ministry for Health confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that 10 patients are currently receiving care in the intensive care unit at Mater Dei Hospital after they contracted coronavirus.
A spokesperson for the Ministry explained to this newsroom that the youngest patient at the ITU is 46 years of age while the oldest patient is aged 76.
At Mater Dei Hospital at the moment, there are no pregnant women receiving care or treatment for COVID-19.
Earlier today the Ministry for Health announced that 134 new coronavirus cases were registered over the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of active cases at 1,542 as 40 more patients made a recovery.
The pandemic so far has claimed the lives of 46 people.