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During a press conference on Sunday, the Superintendent of Public Health, Prof. Charmaine Gauci gave the details on all the new 17 coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours.
Prof. Gauci said that travel-related cases are still being reported while local transmission of coronavirus is on the increase.
Prof. Gauci said that 10 of the new cases are related to travelling. These cases are expected to decrease.
10 new travel-related cases
During the press conference, Prof. Gauci said that an 18-year-old woman and a 73- year-old, both Maltese who travelled to the United Kingdom.
A 50-year-old Swedish man, residing in Malta and a 22-year-old man also tested positive to coronavirus. They had travelled to Italy.
A Hungarian child, who lives in Malta and whose father travelled to Hungary has also tested positive to the virus.
A Finnish man, residing in Malta is also positive. He recently travelled to Vienna.
A Maltese man, aged 51 was also positive. He had travelled to Morocco.
A woman, aged 26, who travelled to Brussels also tested positive. The woman was in contact with someone who has also been confirmed positive to coronavirus.
Another woman, a 46-year-old who was in contact with someone who was in Germany and had been tested positive.
Another woman, aged 55, with no travel history, whose partner works with tourists is also positive to COVID-19. Health authorities are considering this case as travel related.
7 new local transmission cases
A 27-year-old Maltese healthcare worker at Mater Dei has tested positive.
An Indian man residing and working in Malta, aged 42, three Maltese women aged 33, 53 and 60 have contracted COVID-19.
There is also a case of a 74-year-old man and 28-year-old man from Somalia was admitted to hospital on Saturday after his test for coronavirus came back positive.
Coronavirus cases in Malta;
9th March – Fourth coronavirus case confirmed in Malta
10th March – Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Malta
11th March – 7th coronavirus case confirmed
14th March – 19-year old Maltese tests positive for coronavirus
14th March – Watch: 5 news cases; 18 in total
16th March – 9 new cases of coronavirus – 3 local transmissions
17th March – Watch: 8 test positive to coronavirus; Total now 38
18th March – 10 news coronavirus cases confirmed; 48 in total
19th March – Watch: 5 new coronavirus cases; Total 53
21st March – Watch: Nine new coronavirus cases confirmed
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