70 new Covid-19 cases; Death toll at 203

Miguela Xuereb

Malta has registered 70 new coronavirus infections on Thursday following 2,928 swab tests.

The daily infographic released by the health authorities shows that 203 individuals succumbed to coronavirus, the number went up after two new fatalities being registered in the last 24 hours. The health ministry is yet to announce in a statement.

1,436 cases remain active as 130 individuals made a recovery.

The health authorities traced 41 cases from the 82 cases that were reported on the previous day. These were traced to:

  • 23 family members of individuals who tested positive;
  • 8 work colleagues of individuals who tested positive;
  • 7 individuals were in direct contact;
  • 3 cases have been traced to social gatherings.