72 year old woman who was positive for Covid-19, dies

A 72 year old woman who was positive for Covid-19 has died.

In a statement the Ministry of Health said that the woman was admitted to Mater Dei on 13 October and tested positive on 15 October. She continued to receive treatment at Mater Dei, and died earlier today.

The woman had underlying medical conditions.

The Health Ministry offered its condolences to family members while urging people to continue to heed the advice of the Health Ministry including frequent hand-washing, social distancing and the wearing of masks.