140 new COVID-19 cases and 117 recoveries were recorded in Malta in the past 24 hours.
This brings Malta’s active virus cases down to 2,155.
Yesterday, a 74-year-old man passed away after testing positive for COVID-19. The country’s virus death toll now stands at 104.
As the rase for a vaccine persists, early trials have shown that the vaccine being developed by Oxford University is producing a strong immune response in elderly subjects.
3,093 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. This means that a total of 395,136 swab tests were conducted in Malta since the country saw its first case of COVID-19.