Active coronavirus cases down to 11

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The total number of active cases of coronavirus went down to 11 on Sunday after one person made a recovery. No new cases were detected over the past 24 hours when 771 swab tests were carried out.

The total number of swab tests carried out to date has surpassed the 100,000 mark, as the health authorities report that 101,937 swab tests have been carried out.

In its infographic shared on the official Health Ministry Facebook page, the health authorities explained that an extra 2,040 swab tests were added in this measurable value to reflect the total amount of tests which were carried out before March 2020. The first coronavirus case in Malta was detected on 7 March.

Over 100,000 swab tests for coronavirus have been carried out so far

Earlier on Sunday morning, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne announced that the health authorities have carried out over 100,000 swab tests. The milestone was reached just under four months since the first case of the novel coronavirus was detected in Malta. Rigorous testing has been a pillar of Malta’s strategy in containing the virus.