Four die of coronavirus

Repubblika commemorates COVID-19 victims
Miguela Xuereb

Four individuals aged between 71 and 96 have succumbed to coronavirus, the health authorities announced on Tuesday morning.

A 96-year-old woman who tested positive on 17 December, died on Monday at the Good Samaritan Long-term Care Facility.

A 71-year-old woman who tested positive on 1 January, died on Monday at the Mater Dei Hospital.

An 83-year-old man who tested positive on 26 December, died on Tuesday at Mater Dei Hospital.

An 85-year-old woman who tested positive on 26 December, died on Tuesday at Mater Dei Hospital.

To date, the pandemic has claimed 226 lives.

Whilst offering its condolences to the family of the victims, the health ministry reminded the public to remain vigilant.