More than a third of the infected persons with coronavirus in Malta have recovered. This was confirmed by the local health authorities. The number of COVID-19 cases is Malta reached 444; 276 are considered as active cases, 165 have recovered and three people have died.
The Superintendent of Public Health, Professor Charmaine Gauci said that 15 people have recovered and a new case was registered in the last 24 hours. The new case is an 18-year-old Maltese woman and the health authorities confirmed that two family members have shown symptoms of the virus.
Prof. Gauci explained that the people who have recovered from the virus are asked to remain in quarantine for 7 days. Meanwhile, the migrants at Ħal Far open centre who are found positive to COVID-19 are being kept in isolation from the rest of the residents and they are continuously monitored by health authorities even when they recover.
The Superintendent of Public Health also confirmed that 44 health workers were found positive to COVID-19 as from March 9, and they work for both government and private entities.