Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
A 74-year-old man became the latest coronavirus victim.
The health authorities said that the man tested positive on 20 December and died on Thursday morning at Mater Dei Hospital.
While offering its condolences to the family of the victim, the health ministry urged the public to remain vigilant and adhere to the restrictive measures aimed at curbing the spread of the virus.
To date, the pandemic has claimed 228 lives.
On Wednesday, Malta registered its sharpest spike in the Covid-19 pandemic to date after 224 new infections were detected in 24 hours. One death was also reported on the same day.