Tuesday 20th July: Malta's active cases stand at 2,177 after registering 217 new cases today
Here's today's update.
The Health Authority’s Facebook page, Sahha, has published today's figures. Malta has registered 217 new cases of COVID-19 after 4,091 swabs were done in the past 24 hours.
The islands have registered three recoveries, meaning the total recovery tally stands at 30,236 and the number of active cases to 2,177. Since the outbreak, Malta has recorded 32,833 cases and has performed 1,049,318 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, 19th July, 728,106 vaccine doses have been administered to various people on the islands. 386,328 of these were first doses while 359,042 people are now fully vaccinated. In addition, from the 146 cases reported yesterday, 197 were aged between 10-39 and yesterday's average age was 28. A total of 18 patients are being treated at Mater Dei, with one currently in ITU.