The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health has announced that a 91-year old woman has unfortunately died, while she was still COVID-19 Positive, making this the 17th person to die after testing positive for COVID-19.
The Ministry said that the woman was tested positive for the virus on the 26th August and was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital on the 6th of September.
The woman sadly passed away at Mater Dei Hospital late last night. In the statement, the Ministry also said that the women had various underlying medical conditions.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends at this difficult time.