17 Covid-19 patients in hospital, four in ITU

Another 17 cases of Covid-19 have been identified in the past 24 hours and there have been 14 recoveries.

This means the number of persons who are positive with Covid-19 is presently 265.

17 Patients are being treated for the virus at Mater Dei Hospital, of whom four are in the ITU.

The number of deaths has remained 459 after no virus-linked deaths were reported between yesterday and today.

A total of 860,910 doses of the vaccine had been administered up to yesterday, of which 39,756 constitute booster doses.