Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
The Superintendent of Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci addressed the daily briefing on the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Malta.
On Thursday the Ministry for Health announced that a second patient has died of coronavirus. The victim is a 79-year-old male. The man was being treated at Karen Grech Hospital. He tested positive for coronavirus on the 6th of April.
Highlights from today’s press conference
- 38 new cases confirmed; Total – 337
- 1018 swab tests in the last 24 hrs
- Pregnant woman and two children amongst the new cases
- 25 of the new cases are women and 13 male
On Wednesday late in the evening, Health Minister Chris Fearne announced the first COVID-19 death. A woman 92-year-old from Gozo who had tested positive to COVID-19. The woman passed away at the Gozo General Hospital.
"We have no vaccine available against this virus" – said Prof. Gauci
She said that it is important to avoid social gatherings especially during this weekend as we will celebrating Easter.
Maltese woman aged 41
Male aged 40
Woman aged 17
Woman aged 27
Foreigner (Male) 28 yrs old
Female aged 29
4 other Maltese women aged; 20, 68, 45 and 56
2 Males aged 39 and 31
Maltese woman aged 39
19-year-old male who works at SCAN
Maltese women aged 22, 68, 38 (pregnant woman), 32 (Healthcare worker), 30 (pregnant woman), 67, 69, 51 (Carer), 50, 44, 48, 45, 39, 42, 75
Male – Gozitan
Maltese men aged 27, 42, 32
A boy has also tested positive
New cases confirmed; 38
• 6 new cases were confirmed
• Total of 299 coronavirus cases
• One-month-old baby amongst the new cases announced
• One of the new cases was imported
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