The Malta Independent 13 July 2024, Saturday
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Coronavirus: Another 20 cases reported, including four children

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 12:35 Last update: about 5 years ago

Another 20 Coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours, with four of them being children, the health authorities said.

Eight of today's cases form part of the Paceville cluster, while six are contacts of previously known cases.

Four of the new cases are children, the health authorities said. The children are 11, 10, 8, and 4 years old, health authorities told this newsroom.

Today's 20 cases bring the total to 946 since the first cases was registered five months ago, on 7 March. The number of deaths remains at nine.

There were two recoveries yesterday, with the total of people who have overcome the virus now at 670.

The number of active cases has now climbed to 267.

In all, 1,769 swab tests were carried out, for a total of 136,713.

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