Malta has registered 76 new COVID-19 patients and 110 new recoveries over the last 24 hours, health authorities have confirmed.
This means that the number of active cases is now at 1,891.
Earlier today, a 68-year-old man became Malta’s 61st COVID-19 related death.
Testing has remained high with 3,075 swabs conducted over the last 24 hours.
Malta has introduced several new restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19, including the closure of bars and six-person limits in public, which went into effect yesterday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne has confirmed Malta will open two new COVID-19 rapid testing centres shortly, one at Boffa Hospital and another in the north of the country.