4 new coronavirus cases; 10 recover

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Four new coronavirus cases were detected after 1,137 swab tests were carried overnight.

This was announced on the Health Ministry’s Facebook page.

Facebook / Saħħa

So far 65,471 swab tests have been carried out.

The ministry announced that another ten individuals have recovered. The total number of individuals that have recovered are 501. The number of active cases stands at 108.

On Wednesday, the seventh person died of coronavirus. The 97-year-old man was receiving treatment at Karin Grech Hospital when he was diagnosed with coronavirus on 17 May. The man was the third patient to contract the virus while at the hospital. Earlier this month, an 81-year-old man died at the hospital while last month a 79-year-old had also died.

The first coronavirus linked death was registered on 8 April. All those who died after contracting Covid-19 had serious underlying medical conditions.

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