The Malta Independent 19 September 2020, Saturday

Coronavirus: New record number of cases expected today – MAM

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 06:24 Last update: about 2 months ago

The Medical Association of Malta said that a “new record” of Coronavirus cases is expected today Wednesday.

In a statement, MAM said that the Covid-19 situation has “deteriorated significantly leading to sudden and sharp increase in numbers, and that the tally of new cases on Wednesday is expected to reach a new record”.

On Tuesday 11 August, four patients were admitted to Mater Dei with serious Covid 19 symptoms, bringing the tally to seven hospitalised patients, MAM said.

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The highest number of cases in a single day was registered on Sunday, with 54. The last two weeks have seen a steady increase in the number of cases, which have now reached 1,141, with 440 still active.

MAM has extended its industrial action till Friday.

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