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299 persons infected with Covid when they were in Malta have been repatriated in the past 24 hours. They include the 161 Italian students who were airlifted back to Italy between yesterday and today.
In another development, a 73-year-old elderly woman died at Mater Dei Hospital when positive with Covid-19. This means the number of persons who have died whilst positive with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic has gone up to 421.
171 new cases of Covid-19 have been identified over the past 24 hours and another 92 persons have recovered. There are presently 2,373 active cases in Malta.