15 Covid patients in hospital, four in ITU

The number of persons presently positive with Covid-19 has dropped to 471 after 13 new cases were identified during the past 24 hours, and another 29 persons have recovered from the virus.

15 patients are being treated for the virus at Mater Dei Hospital, four of whom are in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

The number of deaths has gone up to 457 after it was announced that a 94-year-old woman had passed away when positive for the virus.

The latest update by the health authorities shows that 814,957 doses of the vaccine had been administered up to yesterday, of which 6,141 were booster doses.