21 new COVID-19 cases reported as spike continues

One new case involves an 80-year-old

Sat, Aug 1st 2020, 12:47 Last updated on 1/8/20

Twenty-one new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Malta, the health authorities said on Saturday.

The majority of the cases were related to contacts of previously reported positive cases.

Two cases were imported.

Most of the new patients are aged below 35, but one patient is 80 years old. No information was given about their condition.

Three of the new cases are migrants who were already in quarantine.

A total of 1,748 tests were made over 24 hours. 

There were no recoveries and the number of active cases stands at 171.