The Malta Independent 12 May 2021, Wednesday

12 new Covid-19 cases found as one patient passes away

Sunday, 2 May 2021, 12:38 Last update: about 9 days ago

Just 12 new Covid-19 cases were reported by health authorities on Sunday, although one more patient has passed away in relation to the virus.

An 87-year-old man passed away at St. Thomas Hospital in the last 24 hours while Covid-19 positive, authorities said.

20 people meanwhile have recovered from the virus, meaning that the number of active cases has decreased to 261.


2,036 swab tests were carried out on Saturday, taking that total number of tests so far up to 871,099.

Meanwhile, 339,727 doses of the vaccine had been administered up until Saturday – while the total number of people who have received both doses of the vaccine now stands at 108,216.

Malta has had 30,319 cases of the virus. 29,642 of those have recovered, while 416 have died.

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