Watch: 3 patients aged between 35 and 59 in ITU due to Covid-19

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Three patients aged between 35 and 59 are among the nine patients being treated in intensive care for coronavirus, Superintendent of Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci revealed during the weekly press conference on Friday.

The nine patients who are in intensive care are all breathing through assisted ventilation, the Public Health Superintendent told the press.

One of the patients is aged between 35-39, two are aged between 55-59, three patients are aged between 65-69 and three people are aged between 70-75.

Watch today’s weekly press briefing again:
75 new coronavirus cases; 9 people in ITU

Professor Gauci did not divulge any details whether the three patients who are aged between 35-59, have any underlying health conditions.

On Friday the health authorities reported 75 new coronavirus cases which is the highest daily figure in three weeks.

Malta reported its highest number of coronavirus cases registered in 24 hours back on 16 September when 106 cases were detected following 2,407 swab tests. Until that day, the pandemic had claimed 16 lives.

In just over three weeks an additional 25 coronavirus-related deaths were reported.

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