#CORONAVIRUSMALTA: 19 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 129

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Some 19 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed overnight, the largest daily tally since the outbreak of the disease.

It brings Malta's total to 129. 

Superintendent of Public Health Charmaine Gauci announced the numbers of cases in her daily update on the COVID-19 situation. 

The 19 new cases were confirmed from 488 tests carried out. Eight of the new cases were contracted abroad, four were found through contract tracing, and seven were local transmissions. 

Most of the cases in Malta have been people with mild symptoms. However a 61-year-old, who also has pneumonia remains in the Intensive Therapy Unit at Mater Dei, where his condition is stable.

Gauci repeated the appeal for the public to follow coronavirus containment measures including avoiding leaving home unless necessary. 

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