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Friday 23rd July: Malta registers 172 new cases, hospitalisations stand at 19
Here's today's update.

Jillian Mallia

The Health Authority’s Facebook page, Sahha, has published today's figures. Malta has registered 172 new cases of COVID-19 after 3,640 swabs were done in the past 24 hours. 

The islands have registered 65 recoveries, meaning the total recovery tally stands at 30,356 and the number of active cases to 2,497.  Authorities also noted that 97 of the active cases have been repatriated. Since the outbreak, Malta has recorded 33,370 cases and has performed 1,061,236 swab tests. Thankfully, no deaths have been registered over the past 24 hours, meaning the local death toll remains at 420. 

The post also noted that until yesterday, 22nd July, 736,727 vaccine doses have been administered to various people on the islands. 389,263 of these were first doses while 364,899 people are now fully vaccinated. In addition, from the 166 cases reported yesterday, 126 were aged between 10-39 and yesterday's average age was 26. A total of 19 patients are being treated at Mater Dei, with one currently in ITU.

23rd July 2021


Jillian Mallia
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A book lover, writer and globetrotter who loves exploring new places and the local gems that the Maltese Islands have to offer. An avid foodie and arts fanatic, Jillian searches the island and beyond for the perfect settings to write about.

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