The Malta Independent 5 December 2021, Sunday

Hospitalisations on the up as 17 new Covid-19 cases reported

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 12:37 Last update: about 2 months ago

17 new Covid-19 cases were reported by health authorities as the number of people receiving hospital treatment has started to rise.

14 people have recovered from the virus, putting Malta on 265 active cases.

17 people are now receiving treatment at Mater Dei Hospital – up from 14 on Wednesday – with four now in intensive care.

860,910 doses of the vaccine meanwhile have been administered so far, with 39,756 of those being booster shots.

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Malta has had 37,527 cases of the virus so far. 36,394 of those have recovered, while 459 have died.

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