85 new Covid-19 cases; 1,587 remain active

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Malta has registered 85 new coronavirus cases on Sunday after 1,995 swab tests were carried out, the health authorities announced.

64 individuals made a recovery bringing the number of active cases to 1,587.

To date, the pandemic has claimed 220 lives.

From the 88 cases reported on Saturday, the health authorities have traced 34 cases:

  • 18 family members of individuals who tested positive;
  • 9 work colleagues of individuals who tested positive;
  • 4 were direct contacts;
  • 3 contracted the virus from a social gathering;

54 remain unaccounted for.