Malta has recorded 184 new COVID-19 patients and 82 recoveries over the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry has announced.
This means that the total number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 2,322.
Testing remains high with 3,298 swabs conducted yesterday.
One patient, a 91-year-old, has died. There have been 233 COVID-19 related deaths since March.
Today’s cases are still being investigated.
Yesterday, Malta recorded the largest single-day rise in cases since the outbreak began in March 2020, with 245 new COVID-19 patients.
Malta has so far secured 770,000 doses of vaccines that have been approved by the European Medicines Agency, 670,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 100,000 of the Moderna jab.
Malta expects to achieve herd immunity, equivalent to the inoculation of 60-70% of people, by the end of September, based on the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines alone.
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