21 Covid patients in hospital, four in ITU

The number of persons presently with Covid-19 has dropped to 554 after 24 new cases were identified in the past 24 hours, as well as 43 recoveries.

21 patients are being treated for the virus at Mater Dei Hospital and four patients are in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

The number of deaths has gone up to 456 after a 91-year-old woman died of the virus.

The latest update by the health authorities also shows that 812,828 doses of the vaccine had been administered up to yesterday, of which 5,389 were booster doses.