Elderly man and woman succumb to Covid-19

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The Health Ministry has issued a statement saying that a man aged 82 and a woman aged 72 died as a consequence of contracting Coronavirus.

According tot the statement, the woma was taken to hospital on the 26th September and tested positive to Covid-19 on the 5th October while in hospital. She remained receiving treatment at Mater Dei Hospital until she passed away Wednesday night.

In the second case, an 82 year old male was confirmed Covid-19 positive on the 12th October and admitted to hospital on the following day. He was then transferred to St Thoms hospital until his condition deteriorated to the extent that he was again transferred to Mater Dei where he passed away.