A total of 30 healthcare workers at Mater Dei have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus since the virus arrived in Malta, Superintendent of Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci has confirmed.
This means that healthcare workers at Mater Dei account for 6% of Malta’s total 506 coronavirus cases so far.
Prof. Gauci didn’t divulge any information on how many of these healthcare workers have recovered or how many healthcare workers from other hospitals have been infected so far.
Healthcare workers continue to feature in Malta’s coronavirus count with three testing positive for coronavirus yesterday alone.
Malta currently has 67 active COVID-19 cases, with the latest three being confirmed today. The number of hospitalised patients has remained low throughout the pandemic, with one COVID-19 patient currently receiving intensive care.