Another 28 recover from coronavirus – Health Minister

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Another 28 individuals have successfully recovered from coronavirus after they tested negative twice. The announcement was made by Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne on Facebook. A total of 44 individuals have recovered since the first case was registered on 7 March.

‪Some good news on #Easter Sunday. Another 28 patients #recovered from covid-19. 🌈 44 in total in #Malta and #Gozo. ‬#Stayin #Staysafe

Posted by Chris Fearne on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Malta has registered a total of 350 coronavirus cases in Malta. Three individuals aged 92, 79, 84, have died from coronavirus. The first life claimed by the virus was that of a Gozitan woman who died on 8 April.

The health authorities have urged the public to remain at home over the Easter weekend. The public was also asked to refrain from having Easter meals with the extended families and only stay with those from the same household. Such measures are being implemented to curb the spread of virus within the community.

Superintendent of Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci is expected to deliver a press briefing at noon with the latest updates on the situation in Malta. Newsbook.com.mt will be live blogging in English during the press briefing.

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