Following yesterday’s death of a 92-year-old resident of Dar Sant Anna, Gozo’s public residential home on the Gozo General Hospital grounds, the government announced the second coronavirus-related death in Malta.

The second fatal case is of a 79-year-old male patient who was undergoing treatment at the Karin Grech Hospital. He had been tested for coronavirus on 6 April and found to have been infected.

The government appealed for everyone to follow guidelines of the health authorities on avoiding the spread of the virus.