19 new cases of Covid-19 – and another 15 recoveries

19 new cases of Covid-19 have been identified in the past 24 hours and there have been another 15 recoveries.

This means the number of persons who are presently positive with Covid-19 is 289.

Nine patients are being treated for the virus at Mater Dei Hospital, and one person is in the ITU.

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

A total of 846,671 doses of the vaccine had been administered up to yesterday, of which 28,733 constituted booster doses.