73-year-old man succumbs to Covid-19

The health authorities have reported yet another death of a man who had tested positive for Covid-19, the 53rd victim of the pandemic in Malta.

The man, a 73-year-old, had tested positive on 10 October, and was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital 8 days later. He passed away early on Monday morning.

The Health Ministry, which sought to emphasise that the man had chronic health conditions, offered its condolences to his loved once whilst appealing to the public to continue following the recommendations of the health authorities.