Woman dies of coronavirus

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 96-year-old woman became the latest coronavirus victim on Wednesday morning, the health authorities announced in a statement.

The woman who was a resident at a nursing home, was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital on 1 October and was found to be positive for the virus following a swab test. She died in hospital.

The woman became the 41st victim and the second victim in 24 hours.

Another nonagenarian passed away on Tuesday
90-year-old woman dies of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health, while offering its condolences to the relatives of the elderly, called on the people to continue to follow the appeals of the Department of Health, including frequent hand washing, social distancing, and mask use.

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