A total of 111 new coronavirus cases were reported by the health authorities on Thursday. This number follows in the wake of the announcement of two more elderly victims for the pandemic, bringing the total of deaths to 49. Between yesterday and today, there were almost 200 cases which erupted in the community.
The total number of active cases now stands at 1704 as 53 individuals were declared to have made a recovery.
2951 swab tests were carried out in the past 24 hours. To date, 5137 coronavirus cases have been recorded in Malta.
The cases reported today are still under investigation.