313 new COVID-19 cases and a further three deaths were reported on Tuesday.

The health authorities said two women aged 70 and a man aged 73 died at Mater Dei Hospital after having tested positive for the virus, raising the death toll to 357.

215 patients recovered over the past 24 hours and there are now 3,113 active cases.

4,463 swab tests were made in the past 24 hours. 

Healthcare workers administered 3,911 vaccine doses over the previous 24 hours with 986 of those being second doses.

The number of vaccinations administered in total so far is 126,277, of which 40,681 are second doses.

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