Elderly man dies who had tested positive for Covid-19

The Ministry for Health has confirmed that a man, aged 73, died earlier today who had tested positive for Covid-19.

The man tested positive on 10 October and was admitted to Mater Dei on 18 October.

The man was suffering from another chronic illness.

The Health Ministry said that while it conveyed its condolences to the man’s relatives, it wished to remind the public to keep following the appeals of the Health Department, including the frequent washing of hands, social distancing and wearing a mask everywhere.