112 new Covid-19 cases; death toll stands at 180

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Malta has registered 112 new coronvirus cases over the past 24 hours, the health authorities reported on Wednesday afternoon, following 3,049 swab tests.

1,719 cases remain active as 96 made a recovery.

To date, the pandemic has claimed 180 lives with the health authorities announcing three fatalities being announced earlier on Wednesday.

From the 49 cases reported on the previous day, the health authorities managed to trace 22 cases while 27 cases remained unaccounted for:

  • 15 family members of individuals who tested positive;
  • 9 work colleagues of individuals who tested positive;
  • 2 were in direct contact of known positive cases;
  • 2 from a social gathering.