Malta has recorded two more COVID-19 related deaths, Health Authorities have announced over the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, active COVID-19 cases have increased slightly, after 108 new patients and 46 new recoveries were registered.
This means the number of active COVID-19 cases is now at 1,553.
Malta will start vaccinating the nation on Sunday 27th December after the Biontech-Pfzier vaccine was approved for use by the EU.
A Mater Dei nurse in the infectious diseases department will be the first to take the dose.