Coronavirus, the sixth victim in Malta is a “brilliant” surgeon

Malta has registered its sixth coronavirus victim. The local health authorities this morning confirmed that Professor Aaron Cashaaged 53 lost his life after contracting coronavirus on May, 9th. 

The Ministry for Health announced that the man was certified dead last night and that he was suffering from other health conditions and was being treated at Mater Dei Hospital. he was being treated at Mater Dei Hospital prior to contracting the virus.

Casha was a surgeon and an academic who specialized in heart disease. Family and friends have paid tribute to Casha on social media who has been described as a brilliant surgeon and a top academic. 

Six new cases were registered in the last 48 hours. So far, Malta has registered a total of 508 positive cases. 66 are still active.

(ITALPRESS/MNA)