Two women succumb to Covid-19

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The health authorities have confirmed the deaths of two more Covid-19 patients, bringing the total number of deaths linked with the pandemic in Malta to 196.

Both women, who were aged 82 and 85, died at Mater Dei Hospital on Monday. The 82-year-old had been diagnosed with Covid-19 on 15 December, while the 85-year-old had been diagnosed a day later.

The Health Ministry gave its condolences, and reiterated its appeal for everyone to remain vigilant and observe all necessary precautions – even during Christmas week.

Earlier in the day, the health authorities reported 108 new cases of Covid-19.