Coronavirus, Malta with the highest mortality rate in Europe
LA VALLETTA (MALTA) (ITALPRESS/MNA) – The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control shows that Malta is reporting the highest Covid-19 mortality rate in Europe, with 3.6 deaths per 100,000 population reported over the previous 14 days. Only Spain comes close, with a rate of 3.4. Meanwhile, the health authorities in Malta confirmed that three patients have died due to coronavirus during the last 24 hours, bringing Maltàs death count to 37. Two men, aged 90 and 78 years, died at Mater Dei Hospital. The 90 year old resulted positive to the virus on the 15th of September and was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital on the 27th of September. The 78 year old resulted positive to the virus on the 10th of September and was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital on the 15th of September. An 85-year-old man who was tested positive of the 27th September, has died of COVID-19 at a private hospital. Today, Malta has registered 44 new cases of coronavirus. This brings up the number of persons with COVID-19 to 434. 2,668 patients have recovered since last March.