The Malta Independent 9 March 2021, Tuesday

One more Covid-19 patient passes away, taking death toll up to 228

Thursday, 7 January 2021, 10:58 Last update: about 3 months ago

Another Covid-19 patient has passed away, taking the total number of deaths related to the virus up to 228.

In a statement, the Health Ministry said that the patient was a 74-year-old man.

He tested positive for Covid-19 on 20 December, and passed away earlier today at Mater Dei Hospital.

Out of the 228 people who have now died while positive for Covid-19, 145 were men and 83 were women.

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The Health Ministry offered its condolences to the family of the victim, and urged the public to continue to be vigilant and to observe all preventive measures in order to protect the most vulnerable in society.

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