Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
The Superintendent of Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci delivered the daily update on COVID-19 cases in Malta and Gozo.
Highlights from today’s press conference:
- 5 new cases: 3 travel-related and 2 locally transmitted
- Total coronavirus cases: 156
- 5 patients Infectious diseases unit, 4 ITU and 17 St Thomas Hospital
Regarding the Maltese National who contracted the virus in Spain – Prof. Gauci said that many Maltese people live abroad and they fall under the responsibility of the respective health systems. She also said that authorities do follow such cases.
Male who was in quarantine and had travelled to Mexico.
Maltese woman who had travelled to the UK. She was in quarantine
A healthcare worker, male, who was abroad. He attended work.
Maltese woman. Two relatives are being tested as they suffering from COVID-19 symptoms
Another Maltese woman. Authorities are carrying out contact tracing as the woman was reporting to work.
On Sunday, Prof. Gauci said that a total of 585 swabs were taken at the swabbing centres, health centres and Mater Dei Hospital. Two individuals tested positive for coronavirus.
A total of 151 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Malta and Gozo.