Eight new cases of Covid-19 – another 19 recoveries

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

This means the number of persons who are positive with Covid-19 is presently 279.

Ten patients are being treated for the virus at Mater Dei Hospital, one of whom 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 850,536 doses of the vaccine had been administered up to yesterday, of which 31,470 constituted booster doses.