The Malta Independent 16 July 2020, Thursday

Updated: 68-year-old man with chronic conditions is ninth Coronavirus victim in Malta

Friday, 29 May 2020, 22:01 Last update: about 3 months ago

A 68-year-old man who was positive for Coronavirus and had already been suffering from several chronic conditions has passed away, the Health Ministry said on Friday evening.

The man, who was being treated at Mater Dei Hospital, tested positive for Covid-19 on 19 May.

He passed away on Friday evening. 

The Ministry expressed its condolences to the family and urged the public to continue observing the guidelines issued by the health authorities.


On Friday morning, the government announced that a 56-year-old man had become the 8th Coronavirus victim. The patient was also suffering from chronic conditions.

The other victims were as follows:

Wednesday 8 April – Woman, 92, Gozo General Hospital

Thursday 9 April – Man, 79, Karin Grech Hospital

Saturday 11 April – Man, 84, Mater Dei Hospital

Saturday 25 April – Woman, 96, Mater Dei Hospital

Tuesday 5 May – Man, 81, Karin Grech Hospital

Wednesday 13 May – Man, 53, Mater Dei Hospital

Wednesday 27 May – Man, 97, Karin Grech Hospital


Friday 29 May – Man, 56, Mater Dei Hospital

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