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COVID-19 – Press Briefing – 29-05-2020

COVID-19 – Press Briefing – 29-05-2020

Posted by Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate on Friday, May 29, 2020

No new cases were registered in the past 24 hours.

This morning the Ministry for Health announced that a 56-year-old man has died of coronavirus. The man was confirmed positive to the virus on the 17th of May.

The Ministry for Health also explained that the man was suffering from other chronic conditions.

12:54 Thank you for following.
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12:53 Do not forget to download the Newsbook app for the latest updates on coronavirus.
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12:53 The press conference ends here.
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12:51 Prof. Gauci said that it has not been established yet how a number of healthcare workers have tested positive to the virus in a particular ward at Mater Dei.
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12:47 Regarding the 56-year-old who died of coronavirus, Prof. Gauci explained that the man was confirmed positive to the virus on the 17th of May.

The Ministry for Health also explained that the man was suffering from other chronic conditions.

Prof. Gauci also explained if a person has health issues/complications and has been tested positive to the virus, coronavirus may not lead to one's death.
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12:39 Prof. Gauci explained that the authorities will have to ensure that the Malta International airport will take all the measures against the virus once the airport will be in a position to re-open.
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12:38 Prof. Gauci is delivering the details in English
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12:37 The number of swab tests carried out in 24 hours was: 1193
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12:36 13 people are being treated at Boffa Hospital

6 patients treated at Mater Dei Hospital

6 at St Thomas Hospital
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12:34 The 4 cases confirmed yesterday:

Maltese female aged 37 – she was in contact with a positive case

2 individuals – carers who work at Karin Grech Hospital and both were in contact with another two carers

Maltese female aged 53
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12:33 The total number of recoveries stands at 514.
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12:32 13 more individuals have recovered from coronavirus which brings the total number of active cases to 94.
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12:32 No new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours.
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12:24 Good afternoon. Welcome to this live blog.
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